Yes, that part is supposed to happen. It won't affect anything here. But when the messages from the two current systems are brought together in the new one the Adobe ID will be used to get them all attributed to the right people. On the new system you will use your Adobe ID to log in and will be identified by the Screen Name on your Adobe ID (which you are now able to change).
It puts you in a loop. Even after you connect your Adobe ID to the login it returns you to a login screen where it asks you to do it again. You can click "Do it later" to get out of the loop. So, I dont know if my login and ID are connected or not.
I dont want to sound too harsh, but this is not a good sign that this change is being properly managed. Because of the fisaco last time, there is high skepticism that this will happen smoothly. Wont matter how good the new fora sw is if it isn't professionally executed.
They must be messin' around with the forums. A few minutes ago I was able to navigate just as before, i.e. absolutely no logins required and my ID was shown correctly at the top. In addition, there was no "COMING SOON! Were updating Adobe Forums ..." line at the top so there was no way to get to this forum.
A few minutes later I tried again and things were back to 'normal', continuious logins--came into each forum as 'guest'--IOW messed up :)
It's taken me an hour to get here from an e-mail notification of CR Henderson's message above. Passing through all sorts of screens about logins, screen ids that are not available, you're logged in as a guest and can't contribute and many others. I've lost track of how many times I've logged in. I've lost track of what screen name I will have, or may have to use in the future. Maybe I'll just give up and have lunch down the road in Paris. That's got to be a better experience than beating my head against the walls of Adobe's "better experience for the user community".
At first access today, I had a "you are logged as PECourtejoie on top of the page, then a logged off notice, I linked to what I hope is my Adobe account (will see on the macromedia side), then I successfully posted a message, to notice that I was logged off right after, I get to the announcement page, to see that I'm all done!?
Confusing, but we'll see, Rome wasn't done in a day!
I am having terrible trouble with getting logged out and getting prompted that there is mixed content every time I select read subscriptions. Yes I have gone throught the process of linking my ID's.
Something is wrong somewhere.
John Joslin wrote:
>This is not the forum change but just the rationalisation of log in names.
I see absolutely NOTHING rational about this mess! I had to log in (again!), was taken to another location in the system and had to wend my way back to this spot to post my comment by using the "back" button. I don't call that rational!