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Some of the users on the Q&A I built end up responding to posts on their wall by posting on that very same wall. That way,  the user replied to does not get a notification. 

Someone mentioned that it is somewhat confusing.

I've thought of some ways to deal with this problem :

  • not dealing with it
  • add a reply link to wall posts like with comments
  • when the user gets notified of a wall post by e-mail, add a link to the poster's wall instead of the user's wall (not that great an idea I guess)

Are there any other ideas?

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> "responding to posts on their wall by posting on that very same wall."
That seems to be kind of natural because the conversation sticks on one place.

> "That way,  the user replied to does not get a notification."
That is indeed a problem that should be fixed.

We definitely need a reply link (i actually thought there is one, but I was wrong). Idea: Fetch the reply event, transfer the userid, send an email on message submitted.
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Thank for interest dude.
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Don't worry for this feature, comments on wall posts is already mentioned in the Q2A development road map. I can't say when but soon we will have this feature in q2a.
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Let's hope the feature will be implemented soon.

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I think the easiest way for now is to:

1. implement a reply button next to each wall post

2. the "reply" button is a link the leads to the other user's wall

3. there the replier can leave his message

Should work =)
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