Email notifications - oddities

Engaged ,
Apr 27, 2009 Apr 27, 2009

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This thread

http://forums.adobe.com/message/1921550

contains references to UNC paths. In the web forum, these get translated to

links with href=#, and when the post arrives as an email, all the message

contains is the '#' and not the '\ \server \ share' I would have expected to

see. Could someone please ask the powers that be to rectify this?

Noel

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Advisor ,
Apr 30, 2009 Apr 30, 2009

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I don't know if this helps you at all, but all of these posts that appear as links on the Web come to Opera as simple octothorpes with no hyperlinks.

From message 8

And now from IE6...

#

#

From message 25

#

Let me know if this comes through in Email.

All of the messages that do not appear as links on the Web look just fine in Opera - also not hyperlinked.

I am tempted to send one from Opera, but it might start auto-repeating, so I will refrain. Opera only sends plain text anyway, now that I think of it, so it probably wouldn't help. I suspect it is the sending email clients adding the link references that the forum software has to deal with.

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May 01, 2009 May 01, 2009

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Thanks, everyone! I think the issue has been identified and should be rolled out in the next scheduled build of the forum software (which could take a few weeks).

John

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Mentor ,
May 01, 2009 May 01, 2009

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Does this new roll out also figure out a was to hide the code numbers at the end of threads in the brackets so that any email/newsreader can sort them properly??

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Engaged ,
Apr 29, 2009 Apr 29, 2009

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Well, you've sure demonstrated a difference there. The FF post produced a link out of the UNC in the email, but not on the web. With IE you get a link on the web but just a '#' in the email. Either way, it's wrong - unless you can think of any scenario where a UNC in a forum post should be a clickable link. I can't.

Noel

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Adobe Employee ,
Apr 29, 2009 Apr 29, 2009

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No, there is no reason.

The Jive folks weren't able to reproduce this originally. That's why I came back here trying it with various browsers. Now I have more details to go back to them with.

Thanks!

John

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Participant ,
Apr 29, 2009 Apr 29, 2009

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Jumping over to Mac/Safari for one more test ...

\\oldserver\photos

\\newserver\photos

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Apr 29, 2009 Apr 29, 2009

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Good to see you beavering away at getting things fixed. Now, don't work too hard - and are you wearing your vest (undershirt) ?

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