Currently it seems our post edit time is really low. I have a thread (USB-C/Thunderbolt Dock Megathread) which relies on being able to be edited, perhaps even rather frequently as people purchase their own laptop docks.
It seems that if Discourse’s setting of
post edit time limit is set to 0, it allows editing forever (very useful for a thread like this). Its default value is
86400, which is about 2 months. From what I’m reading, this was added in because the team behind Discourse seems very concerned about post vandalism. However, I have personally run several forums for many years and have never once ran into an instance of vandalism, so I’m not sure what has them concerned.
There is an alternative solution as discussed in the Could we have a wiki page? thread, which may actually be a better solution than the megathread post. I’ll be keeping an eye on that thread.