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[Won't fix] SMF bug: Flood time limits are enforced for admins

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[Won't fix] SMF bug: Flood time limits are enforced for admins
« on March 1st, 2012, 10:35 AM »Last edited on March 19th, 2012, 12:29 PM
I'm not sure whether I'd classify this as a real bug or not, maybe it's desirable? Anyhow, the flood time limit (e.g. 'posts must be x seconds apart') is applied even for admins.

The only thing I would say in its defence is that in the event the admin's account is compromised, it does provide *some* limiting factor. But if the account is compromised, there's more that could be damaged or screwed up in its stead anyway...


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Re: SMF bug (untracked?) Flood time limits are enforced for admins
« Reply #2, on March 1st, 2012, 11:25 AM »
Well, it's not as if it's a lot of code, theory says it should be no more than half a dozen lines of code... so it should be doable as an option, but I am wondering if it is needed. The default is 2 seconds between posts, it's only because I was spamming a thread for other test purposes that I even noticed.

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Re: SMF bug (untracked?) Flood time limits are enforced for admins
« Reply #4, on March 1st, 2012, 11:41 AM »
That was where I was going ;) Note that if you bump up the limit to - say - 10 seconds, it does so for everyone, but honestly, I'm inclined to think that if you're limiting everyone like that (including yourself) and you make it too high, you're going to annoy yourself enough to put it back ;)

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