[typo] null in your name (IE)

Paul McKellar socialmoth.blog at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 11:57:33 EDT 2005


why doesn't it happen on blogs like the official rails weblog?  are
they not pulling cookies up of your username or somethign?  is there
nto a check for null cookie load or whatever?

On 8/25/05, Justus Pendleton <justus at ryoohki.net> wrote:
> Paul McKellar wrote:
> > is anyone else experiencing this problem?
> 
> It happens with every IE I've tried.
> 
> > the log file was not useful
> >
> > On 8/22/05, Paul McKellar <socialmoth.blog at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>thanks.  yeah i meant javascript : )
> >>
> >>well i'll see how motivated i am.  i really like typo and i think i
> >>have a windows box around my house, unplugged and unloved.  the blog
> >>was intended for family and nontech friends so i might do some more
> >>footwork.
> >>
> >>is there anything i should post besides, screenshot, the tail of the
> >>log and description?
> >>
> >>i have rails experience but it is limited to the first 200 pages of
> >>the agile and two personal applications.
> >>
> >>for now... when you go to my blog in IE it autoshows the "your blog
> >>and your email" addition.  but null is placed in to yoru name and your
> >>blog.  this caused some confusion with my 13 yr old cousin.  who
> >>thought my website was telling her my name was null.
> >>
> >>IE 6.0.29900.2180 xp sp2
> >>
> >>the leave url/email link works fin to hide and show after that, it is
> >>just open by default.  the java (prototype library i assume) worked
> >>fine for me at work.
> >>
> >>don't have the log file handy
> >>
> >>Paul
> >>
> >>On 8/22/05, Scott Laird <scott at sigkill.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>>On Aug 22, 2005, at 8:26 AM, Paul McKellar wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>i hope this is an appropriate list for this type of question.
> >>>>
> >>>>i sent a friend my blog and she tried to add a comment.  she claimed
> >>>>that she got code in her response and was capable of telling me that
> >>>>she was using IE someversion.  complete non tech so the idea of
> >>>>getting any sort of remote access was pretty intimidating.
> >>>>
> >>>>is there any known breakage with a version of IE? or for that matter
> >>>>any other browsers?
> >>>>
> >>>>she tends to have lots of computer problems, so i think it is on her
> >>>>end.  does typo fail gracefully without java and/or cookies enabled?
> >>>>
> >>>>is there a known issues list somewhere?
> >>>
> >>>I'm not quite sure what she was saying.  There have been issues with
> >>>Typo and IE, largely because none of the Typo developers use Windows,
> >>>so we don't have an easy way to test things.  Feel free to submit bug
> >>>reports via typo.leetsoft.com, and include screenshots as
> >>>applicable.  Patches that fix problems are even better.
> >>>
> >>>Typo doesn't use Java at all, but it requires JavaScript.  If JS is
> >>>disabled, then comments won't work.  We might want to look at fixing
> >>>that at some point in the future, but it's not a high priority for
> >>>any of us.  Again, we'll take patches :-)
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