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6 years ago
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Yet another flag status question...
However I've read that:
A flag's status
will never change once it has been set.
Can I get rid of “disputed” flag stat, if it turned out to be correct
And I've also found that when:
A spam or "rude or abusive" flag is cleared (but not declined) by a moderator [results] in a flag being disputed.
This can also be done retroactively, in which case
the outcome will change from helpful to disputed. (*)
What is a disputed flag?
(*) Notice this was recently edited in by an anonymous user .
So, which is it?
Was there a change in this behaviour?
Provided the status could actually change, how exactly is it that it's done retroactively? Does it mean a moderator is allowed to change spam/abusive flag from
helpful to cleared?
Are there any other paths where a flag status would be modified after it has been set?
May 12, 2017 at 10:58
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