Why must one log in to view attachments?

Discussion in 'Feedback and Suggestions' started by davebee, May 28, 2009.

  1. davebee

    Thread Starter Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2008
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    Why is it that attached files may not be viewed until a user is logged in?

    Lots of times throughout the day, I'll connect as a guest and browse the topics looking for interesting posts, without going to the additional effort of logging in.

    As my nature is to make quick checks, I sometimes don't even look at attachments because of the additional effort of going through the login process.

    Other forum sites allow guests to view attachments, http://forums.parallax.com/forums, for example.

    Why doesn't this site ?
     
  2. Wendy

    Moderator

    Mar 24, 2008
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    My theory is it is a default setting. I'll be waiting with interest for the real answer.
     
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