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Message 7221 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 15:55:11 UTC

Erm, could someone please explain why all news articles on the frontpage link to http://www.ukboincteam.org.uk/uk-boinc-team-forum.html ?

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Message 7222 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 16:43:42 UTC - in response to Message 7221.  

Erm, could someone please explain why all news articles on the frontpage link to http://www.ukboincteam.org.uk/uk-boinc-team-forum.html ?


I can\'t replicate what you\'re talking about. At the time I\'m posting this there are NO news items appearing on the front page.

They\'ve periodically appeared and disappeared for a couple months now so I just assumed it was part of the server troubles they\'ve been having.
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Message 7223 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 16:47:41 UTC - in response to Message 7221.  

Erm, could someone please explain why all news articles on the frontpage link to http://www.ukboincteam.org.uk/uk-boinc-team-forum.html ?


My html skills such as they are indicate this line in the page source might have something to do with it....

<a href=\"http://www.ukboincteam.org.uk/uk-boinc-team-forum.html\"...</div>

Just what it is doing there is another matter...

My guess is that when the front-page was re-vamped some months ago to use frames a template was sought from within the Boinc community. I don\'t remember seeing the links before so it may have re-appeared during the Raid re-construction last week.

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Message 7224 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 17:25:12 UTC - in response to Message 7222.  
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I can\'t replicate what you\'re talking about. At the time I\'m posting this there are NO news items appearing on the front page.

They\'ve periodically appeared and disappeared for a couple months now so I just assumed it was part of the server troubles they\'ve been having.


You don\'t see the news on cosmologyathome.org on the right side? ;) (On the new black site)
If I hover the mouse over a news item, I can see that all items link to http://www.ukboincteam.org.uk/uk-boinc-team-forum.html...

I\'m pretty sure that this wasn\'t yesterday, and I just noticed that today\'s user of the day is a member of the UK BOINC Team. Maybe something it his profile is causing this?

[edit]Now I\'m pretty sure it is his profile. On the front-page the last sentence of his profile is \"Member of\". If you look at his profile you can see that the sentence should read \"Member of UK BOINCTeam\"...

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Message 7225 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 17:30:37 UTC

Many still use the old design (http://www.cosmologyathome.org/testsite) to be able to read without getting blind.

The problem appears only with the new design.


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Message 7226 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 17:34:33 UTC

[edit]Now I\'m pretty sure it is his profile. On the front-page the last sentence of his profile is \"Member of\". If you look at his profile you can see that the sentence should read \"Member of UK BOINCTeam\"...


LOL!
A new kind of UOTD-hack!
Put a div in your profile and it spans over the frontpage... just poor coding I guess.
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Message 7227 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 20:14:08 UTC - in response to Message 7224.  

You don\'t see the news on cosmologyathome.org on the right side? ;) (On the new black site)



Yep, it\'s just an empty black box, though if I view the source of the page, it\'s there, just not formatted in a way that it can actually render on the page. I really don\'t feel like parsing the html apart to figure out precisely why, but I guess I can if I happen to get some time on my hands.
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Message 7228 - Posted: 8 Sep 2008, 22:31:55 UTC - in response to Message 7227.  

UBT - NaRyan\'s profile is truncated in the UOTD box, and the last part shown happens to be the opening tag for a link. With no closing tag included, all the following text (the news in this case) becomes part of the link text.

A simple design flaw, if text that may contain links is to be truncated, stripping it for links first would be a good idea.
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