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Re: re outage

Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 10:32 pm
by Kremin
slawton wrote: Another issue - currently (as of today), the icon to edit my own posts does not show up, just the report and quote icons.
This needs addressing ASAP or people will just stop posting all together

Re: re outage

Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 3:36 am
by Griffworks
Excellent point. Tho I predict it won't happen - it would allow people the opportunity to go back and delete content in the threads that THEY created. That's something I'm 99.9% sure is exactly why Alex locked that capability out in the first place. That's the only thing that makes sense, as last night before I went to bed, I saw that option in one of my posts that I was looking at. Then after slawton mentioned it above, I took note, as well.

It's no accident. I've run forums on phpBB software, as well as a few other types, and in order to lock out certain standard user capabilities, you have to go in and VERY DELIBERATELY make those changes. It's not like "Whoops! I was trying to post something and accidentally hung up my iPhone!"

See, I wasn't even insulting or denigrating or anything! Just factual. :D

Re: re outage

Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 5:09 am
by kobayashimaru
hi there.
There seems to have been several tangents to the Original Post of this Thread,
I thoroughly encourage folks to utilize the "Off Topic" and "General" threads to
explore those tangents further in separate threads,
as there's a lot of neat ideas there in some of those.

The Original Purpose of this particular thread,
was in regards to a "what-the" outage experienced between ~23-04-2018 and ~30-04-2018,
from a number of device/OS/Browser combos in this locale.
it was different to the anticipated migration, which we were forewarned about and given ample heads up of.
That was the first 'major level outage', so, 1 in 5 years is pretty awesome all things considered.

thankfully though, the issue seems resolved,
and we can once again AST-it-up! :lol: