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Shouldn't this just show unanswered questions?

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asked 11 Sep '10, 21:37

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retagged 18 Sep '10, 03:37

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The "unanswered" tab is actually the "questions-without-any-accepted-answers" tab. A question may have many answers but the original user must accept one of them (by clicking the check mark icon) before the question is officially answered. The wording is kind of funny but it follows the convention set by Stack Exchange.

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answered 11 Sep '10, 22:37

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That makes sense, although it's not very intuitive that people have to click the check mark. Will this be explained in the notification mails? It would be great to have something like the following in the mail:

"Please review the response given to your question. If the response does indeed answer your (original) question, please click on the check mark on the left of the response to accept the answer."

(12 Sep '10, 23:01) SYN-bit ♦♦

It looks like this is a known bug: http://jira.osqa.net/browse/OSQA-29 A fix is slated for OSQA 0.7. Too bad 0.6 hasn't been released yet.

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