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Allow to add reactions for locked threads #771

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just-boris opened this Issue Sep 19, 2016 · 2 comments

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just-boris commented Sep 19, 2016

Sometimes maintainers of projects prefer to stop useless discussion and possible offtopic by locking the thread.

But then it is also not possible to add reactions to already existing comments. Actually, it breaks actual usage, because, after that, users are unable to vote for the existing issue and have to create a new one.

Here are some recent examples:
eslint/eslint#3458
babel/babel#2645

I'd like to vote for them, to show that this is important for me, but I can't as far adding reactions is not available for locked issues.

@just-boris just-boris changed the title from Allow to add emotions for locked threads to Allow to add reactions for locked threads Sep 25, 2016

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just-boris commented Sep 25, 2016

Thank you @TPS, it makes some sense.
Updated the title and description

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tyteen4a03 commented Aug 11, 2017

I think this issue also highlights the need for reactions in locked threads.

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