Giving someone with "edit" priviledges in a category the ability to change display of post order
I'm running 2.1.8, with a hacky sort of plugin that forces the forum to sort discussion posts by order created, rather than order updated. See near the end of this: http://vanillaforums.org/discussion/27892/need-to-sort-discussions-by-date-created-not-most-recent-comment/p2
The reasons for this are... well, a bit dumb, but it boils down to faculty who want their material presented in a specific order.
Now of course, even with this implemented, they screw things up and post their material in the wrong order, and then wail that they have to delete posts and start over.
At my boss's request, I'm trying to determine if there's a way to give someone the ability to drag posts into a different display order - basically the same way you can drag categories around on the dashboard, but with post order inside a specific forum, and tied to their user's "edit" permissions.
I'm ENTIRELY okay if the group consensus is "No, that's impossible/stupid/stupidly impossible/pick three."
Thanks in advance for any thoughts you have on this.
(Unrelated note: I recently created a second Vanilla forum for a literary agency - something to let authors and agents talk to each other, privately - with something like only 2 user roles and 4 categories - using Vanilla as it's actually intended, in other words, and it is GLORIOUS. So easy.)