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roosterboy

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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #30 on: 30 October 2011, 17:07:12 »
This isn't the first time forum archives have vanished. We got through it before, we'll get through it now.

The archive was always marked as temporary and could go away at any time. Anyone who wanted to pull stuff off of it has had 9 months to do so and if they haven't, then it's their own fault. It's (somewhat) sad that those posts were lost, but if they were important, the info will be reposted by somewhere by someone.

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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #31 on: 30 October 2011, 18:52:08 »
Whoever is responsible for the website to step up and apologize for not giving notice that maintenance was going to be done.

Oh, sure, no problem.
I apologize.

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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #32 on: 30 October 2011, 20:24:32 »
And in Paul's defense, he did apologize for the inconvenience in his first response to me.

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Re: 2 BRAND NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS! MECHWARRIOR ONLINE FROM PIRANHA GAMES!
« Reply #33 on: 31 October 2011, 17:18:25 »
not sure isf it just me but the http://battletech.catalystgamelabs.com/ page does not display well for me
text over the top of images and placeholder images

I am attaching a screenshot of the page

I am using IE8 64 bit in win 7

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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #34 on: 02 November 2011, 17:19:50 »
I'm noticing that characters with diacritics (like umlauts and tildes, for example) aren't displaying correctly in at least the topic titles...possibly even in the body of actual posts as well, but I haven't actually investigated it yet.

Will those types of characters ever be available again?
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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #35 on: 02 November 2011, 17:59:33 »
I'm noticing that characters with diacritics (like umlauts and tildes, for example) aren't displaying correctly in at least the topic titles...possibly even in the body of actual posts as well, but I haven't actually investigated it yet.

Will those types of characters ever be available again?

From upthread:
There is a fix for that on our end, but it would mean taking the site down for some time to run a script. It's not in our immediate plans to do this.

Basically, they work now (Ŝéĕ?) but any existing ones need to either be corrected by hand or lived with.

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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #36 on: 02 November 2011, 18:10:27 »
Basically, they work now (Ŝéĕ?) but any existing ones need to either be corrected by hand or lived with.

I wasn't aware that punctuation characters were lumped with characters using diacritics. Live and learn, I guess.
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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #37 on: 02 November 2011, 18:34:30 »
I wasn't aware that punctuation characters were lumped with characters using diacritics. Live and learn, I guess.

Well, not most punctuation characters per se. It's just so-called "smart" punctuation, like curly quotes and such. Like letters with diacritics, those can often get mangled when switching between character sets.

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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #38 on: 02 November 2011, 18:37:50 »
not sure isf it just me but the http://battletech.catalystgamelabs.com/ page does not display well for me
text over the top of images and placeholder images

That url is no longer the valid one.  Use http://www.battletech.com/ for the main site and http://bg.battletech.com/ for the board game specific site.

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Re: Post transition problems? Post them here!
« Reply #39 on: 02 November 2011, 18:45:05 »
That url is no longer the valid one.  Use http://www.battletech.com/ for the main site and http://bg.battletech.com/ for the board game specific site.

Erm, the catalystgamelabs url is working fine for me.
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