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Strange error

Postby Crazy Bob » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:53 pm

I'm trying to edit my statistics in the "Post here your statistics" topic, however, when I hit the "Submit" button, the following error comes up: Your message contains too few characters.

Strange of course, because it's actually quite a bit of data from NIG that I'm pasting in the window. Could it be that the message is actually too long, and therefore gets rejected by the forum software?
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Re: Strange error

Postby Crazy Bob » Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:19 pm

nobody? :?
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Re: Strange error

Postby avij » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:33 pm

We're now running the newest version of phpBB. Is the new version any better in this regard?
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Re: Strange error

Postby dserrano5 » Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:40 pm

I found that error yesterday while updating my stats. Since it was a bigger copy-paste than usual (I have my own stats tool, which mimics NIG output with some extras), I just thought I hit a size limit and the error message was simply backwards.

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Re: Strange error

Postby eddydevries » Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:20 pm

I don't want to open a new topic about this, because maybe it's easy to fix (or it's impossible to fix).

Nowadays, I use the https of the EBT-site.
When I start the forum from there, the url is also https.

But when I open a topic (this topic for example), most times it shows a popup with the question "You just want to show the contains of this page which where sent over a secure line?"

If you choose "Yes", you'll see only a part of the topic (most times a noticed this, the pictures couldn't be loaded).

Is it possible to change this (I don't like to click "No" each time I open a topic, with the possibility of a mistake)? (maybe change the link into http?)
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Re: Strange error

Postby avij » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:08 pm

Yes, technically it'd of course be possible to keep the forum HTTP-only, but I prefer that people would use HTTPS whenever possible. The problem is indeed with the images, and in particular, those images that are not served from the forum's webserver. Smilies / flag icons and attached (uploaded) images are okay in this regard. If the popups bother you, I'd suggest either using some other browser which has a more gentle mixed content warning or disabling the mixed content warning entirely.
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