Remove Bookmarking

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Alien_Time
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Remove Bookmarking

Post by Alien_Time » Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:39 pm

In 3.1, Bookmarking topics seems to work exactly the same way as Subscribing topic. Why do we need bookmark anymore? It seems redundant. 2 things doing the same tasks but on different names.

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Re: Remove Bookmarking

Post by DavidIQ » Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:51 pm

They are not the same even though they share some functionality on the notifications side. You can have emails for all subscribed topics/forums while you can have notifications for bookmarks and vice-verse or no notifications at all for bookmarks. If you got rid of bookmarks you'd lose this ability to separate the types of notifications and tracking you want to do for each.
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Re: Remove Bookmarking

Post by Alien_Time » Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:00 pm

oh okay.. separating the notification preferences seems like the main benefit having them 2 then. I understand now...

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Re: Remove Bookmarking

Post by Pony99CA » Sat Nov 15, 2014 2:22 am

You might also want to read my Allow Bookmarking Posts RFC for a way to make bookmarks even more useful.

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Re: Remove Bookmarking

Post by Pico88 » Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:13 am

The notifictions for bookmarks should be disabled by default - that will make them different from subscriptions at first sight. ;-)

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