Been sick and behind on some emails. Catching up.
On Oct 4, 2012, at 14:33, Chris Clark <chris.cl...@actian.com> wrote:
> The FF user who had problems has Firebug installed ready for the next time,
> nothing has happened so far.
> In a similar vein, I've Windows XP user with IE8 (the latest IE for that
> platform) that had a single occurrence of writing a massive comment on a
> review (along with diff/code comments) and the review being lost. He (luckily
> copy/pasted the comment text into an email) hit publish, went away for an
> hour for lunch and came back it was "still publishing" and so he ended up
> closing the session down and lost his review (he did NOT any point use the
> "save" option). I've just got Chrome installed on their machine but I wanted
> to share this experience in case anyone else experiences this.
I don't know what the problem was, but we block in writing to the database and
sending mail. It could have been one of these, or a browser-side problem.
> The other weird behavior (and I've seen this in FF too) is occasionally
> hitting Publish will show the "do you want to navigate away from this page"
> dialog shows up. I'm a pretty compulsive "ctrl-s" saver so I know this is
> benign (and I'm hitting publish too) but again sharing in case anyone else is
> seeing this.
It's possible there's a problem somewhere here, but I haven't seen this except
when a field was still in edit mode. Even if you hit Ctrl-S, it'll warn you, I
> We're planning an upgrade to 1.6.12 soon, so maybe these will go away?
The latter wont. The former sounds more like a server-side problem and not a
> On Thursday, September 27, 2012 2:38:14 PM UTC-7, Chris Clark wrote:
>> On Thursday, September 27, 2012 2:12:08 PM UTC-7, Christian Hammond wrote:
>>> The IE thing is weird, because I don't think anything should have changed
>>> as far as text entry goes in a while... Which IE?
>> The IE behavior may not be new, for the version see the title (9) but recall
>> it was seen with 8 too. I can get access to someones machine where this
>> seems to occur on a regular basis.
>>> Firebug (you may need an older one for FF3.6) would give you a lot more
>>> useful information.
>> That might be tricky, I'm personally not seeing the problem but I'll mail
>> out to the upgrade hold outs :-) and make sure they have it installed. I'll
>> keep you posted on what we find.
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