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If a post (A) is closed as a duplicate of another one (B), and post A has answers, people who have favorited post B should be notified because those answers may also be useful.

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I find this unclear. Is the suggestion "when user A favorites question N, and later question M is closed as a dup of N, notify user A of the existence of M (but only if M has answers)"? – dmckee Sep 3 '10 at 12:38
@dmckee: exactly that. – Tobias Kienzler Sep 3 '10 at 12:46

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

I think this is:

  • Fairly complicated to implement
  • Fairly complicated to explain and understand
  • Although somewhat useful, not very

Overall I just don't think it's worth it.

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Not a bad idea, but I suspect there are many things that should come first.

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