New Terminology in Forums

Published on: Author: Mathieu Plourde

In Sakai 2.9.3, the Forums tool uses a different terminology to refer to what used to be called a Thread. It is now called a Conversation. The following diagram presents graphically the new hierarchy of the terms now used in the Forums tool.

Forums hierarchy of terms

Once in a topic, you can either start a top-level conversation or reply to a current conversation. See the following screenshots to locate the buttons on the new Sakai interface.

Start a conversation using the button in the toll bar.

Reply to a conversation.

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