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destroy questions and users

asked 2011-08-01 02:52:11 -0500

mether gravatar image

Askbot supports deleting a question but keeps a record of it. In particular, it shows the deleted questions one has asked in the profile and you can hover over and even get a preview. I think it shouldn't show a preview for deleted questions. I would also like a option to "hard delete" or destroy the record of the question ever been asked. This is useful in some extreme circumstances.

Destroying a user instead of merely suspending or blocking would also be useful. If a user is just deleted, their records of past activity should still exist but if a user is destroyed, all questions/answers/comments by the user should be removed along with the record of the user

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answered 2011-08-01 08:28:57 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

There is a complication with deleting posts where others have contributed to, besides the user who is to be deleted.

To get it done properly, we'll first need to implement an anonymous user - who might be assigned certain posts that should be kept even if the author is deleted. Maybe even an additional "Deleted" user.

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