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Travel Forums System Talk wrong notification link

1. Posted by Magonia (Respected Member 2 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

When I post an item my subscribers get a wrong link. Instead of magonia.travellerspoint.com/... they receive a www.travellerspoint.com/... link ending in a non-existent page.
What is wrong? I haven't changed anything on my laptop.

2. Posted by Sander (Moderator 5087 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Something changed on our side, and the way this worked was mis-interpreted. Thanks for the note, I'm fixing it right now, and this should be fixed on the live site shortly!

3. Posted by Sander (Moderator 5087 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Okay, I've committed the changes for this. Sam and Peter will need to test that, and assuming no further problems are discovered, it'll be fixed on the site shortly after that. Again, thanks for noting this, and our apologies for the problems this caused!

4. Posted by Peter (Admin 6188 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Hi Magonia, the fix is uploaded and future emails should go out as expected. Sorry for the trouble!

5. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Oh, I keep forgetting to mention:

When I get post notifications by email, the text is all one, big jumble now. It used to be in bigger type and very readable, but now it's a single-spaced, single-paragraph lump. Did something change? Or maybe it's just yahoo that's messed something up...?

6. Posted by Sander (Moderator 5087 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

*looks* Ah yes, I see what's happening. We just started sending out an HTML version of our emails next to the original plain text version - but when the text of the email was created by someone else (such as happens with forum posts), we don't apply HTML formatting to it, and so all the linebreaks get lost.
I'm heading out right now, but hopefully someone else should pick this up and fix it within the day (I think Sam's off, so probably when Peter wakes up again). Thanks for mentioning it!

[ Edit: Edited on Dec 23, 2008, at 6:19 AM by Sander ]

7. Posted by daamsie (Budding Member 7 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Quoting tway

Oh, I keep forgetting to mention:

When I get post notifications by email, the text is all one, big jumble now. It used to be in bigger type and very readable, but now it's a single-spaced, single-paragraph lump. Did something change? Or maybe it's just yahoo that's messed something up...?

Peter here, logging in under another account just to make sure the replies are formatted ok. ..

In fact, it should be vastly improved, because it will include a lot of the formatting seen in the forums.

like bold text, quotes, italic text and even emoticons

8. Posted by Peter (Admin 6188 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

That seemed to work just fine now :)

Let me know if you spot any other weird emails or other strangeness.. some significant changes going on in the background; the reason will soon be revealed ;)

9. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Quoting daamsie

Quoting tway

Oh, I keep forgetting to mention:

When I get post notifications by email, the text is all one, big jumble now. It used to be in bigger type and very readable, but now it's a single-spaced, single-paragraph lump. Did something change? Or maybe it's just yahoo that's messed something up...?

Peter here, logging in under another account just to make sure the replies are formatted ok. ..

In fact, it should be vastly improved, because it will include a lot of the formatting seen in the forums.

like bold text, quotes, italic text and even emoticons

It's brilliant, Peter! Wow--nice and clear.