Solution validation

Solution validation is a feature which, when enabled, automatically marks solutions as expired after a certain validity period has passed. The solution author can specify this validity period, if any.

Any user can request a validation for a question. This will trigger a notification to the author of each expired solution, asking them to update their solution or to confirm that it is still up to date.

The validation request also triggers a new expert search. If there are any new experts who were not notified before, they will receive a notification as well. This can happen for example to users who were not active yet when the question was published or because the user's know-how profile has changed in the meantime.

Any update on the solution validates it. This resets validity period of the updated solution and triggers a notification for all users who follow the question.



Get validation request status

GET /questions/:id/request-validation

Response

{
     "last_requested": "2016-06-09T15:34:13.000+02:00"
}


Request validation

PUT /questions/:id/request-validation

Response

{
     "last_requested": "2016-06-09T15:34:13.000+02:00"
}