Questions tagged [locked-posts]

Locked posts can't be: Edited, Voted on, Commented on, Answered, nor Flagged with most flags. Use this for questions with how the API handles such posts, or for tools/apps/scripts that deal with locked posts.

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Wrong error message when attempting to edit a locked answer

When attempting to edit a locked answer like this one via the /answers/{id}/edit API method, I get an error message: Account is not allowed to suggest edits I have the privilege to edit the post, ...
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OBSOLETE - revisions/{id} is returning an error for locked posts

The API is returning the following error message when I request the revision history for locked posts. Example URL: { "error": { "code": 500, ...
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Locked vs Closed

Whats the difference between locked and closed API wise. What I mean is why is this question locked: But this one ...
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Why doesn't the API return a 'locked date' for this locked answer?

This answer has been locked, yet when I ask the API about this post it fails to return a locked_date: It's a rather old lock, but I can't see anything suspicious in the timeline or the Post History.
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Why answers don't have a "locked" attribute?

When looking at an answer, I can see that there is no locked_date attribute, like there is for questions. IIRC, answers can be locked by moderators. Also, if a post is unlocked, is that field ...