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Hey, just wanted to point out that the confirmation mail is problematic. I used my yahoo mail so maybe it is only a yahoo problem? But in any case, the link that arrived to the mail for confirmation was the following:

http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?app=core&module=global§ion=register&do=auto_validate&uid=76970&aid=c55e499102e73430d281e63dd6820284

As you can see in the part I painted red there is a strange symbol. Replacing it by: global&section I managed to register but I guess not everyone who wants to register can find that out (I found it out by googling half the link). Both links in the mail had the problem.

Best greetings,

S

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Stepes,

I just opened a new account and the link was fine in the email I received via Hotmail. I also checked and we do not seem to have any other new members with a problem validating. Other members with your email provider have also confirmed as recently as November, so I think it must be you! ;)

Welcome anyway. :)

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Might be related to the new yahoo interface which was introduced around this month or that it's the german yahoo. Well, doesn't matter then :) Thanks for checking anyway, I solved the problem

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Stepes,

I will keep an eye out for any other yahoo.de members who get stuck at the validation stage. But I hope you noticed that there is a separate validation method in the email if the link is corrupted, so I am fairly certain that no-one will be completely cut off. But thanks for pointing it out. :thumbsup:

And as you have wasted a few of your initial 5 posts telling us abotu the problem, I have lifted the restriction for you. ;)

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Haha, thanks for the restriction lift :)

But as I said in the first post, both links have the same "damage" which means that the other validation method doesn't work either. I noticed though that in yahoo you can select your character encoding so this might possibly have to do with the problem.

Anyways doesn't matter. Thanks for all :)

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@Melba23 what happens if you don't get the registration confirmation email ????

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@Melba23 what happens if you don't get the registration confirmation email ????

You are sure you typed in the correct Email address?

PM me the details: Membername and correct Email address and I will check it for you.

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@Jos I am able to send password recovery email at that email address but there is no account activation email.

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Hey, just wanted to point out that the confirmation mail is problematic. I used my yahoo mail so maybe it is only a yahoo problem? But in any case, the link that arrived to the mail for confirmation was the following:

http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?app=core&module=global§ion=register&do=auto_validate&uid=76970&aid=c55e499102e73430d281e63dd6820284

As you can see in the part I painted red there is a strange symbol. Replacing it by: global&section I managed to register but I guess not everyone who wants to register can find that out (I found it out by googling half the link). Both links in the mail had the problem.

Best greetings,

S

I had the same problem. Found the fix by trial and error. We are using the Lotus Notes emailer. How did the links get corrupted???


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Funny that the missing part is 'sect'. No, that couldn't be some "filter" going mad over sects?


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#12 ·  Posted (edited)

jchd,

We have no "naughty word" filters set - but the forum does seem to act funny with certain "words". ;)

I would guess that this particular problem is caused by the user's email provider. I created a new account when this first came up and HotMail gave me a "normal" uncorrupted registration e-mail. I raised the matter with Jon and after checking he told me that it is not at our end. But seeing that we now have a second case, I will post an announcement to help anyone else who has the problem. :)

M23

Edit: Done.

Edited by Melba23

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Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
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Not a second did I suspect the culprit was at this end. That would be really weird!

Maybe try mailling these members a dummy link to see if the emasculation is systematic.


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The link can be changed using & instead of just &, then this shouldn't happen.


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#15 ·  Posted (edited)

Not only for emails, but for RSS feed as well.

For example, in the about this issue that i got via RSS, i see this:

The "global§ion" part should read "global§ion".

as you can see, the global&section transformed as in the first entry.

P.S

I use Opera's RSS reader.

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Confirmed. I'm using Opera v12.12 x64 - English


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Thanks all,

I have altered the announcement to get over the fact that the same problem affects its text - does it work for you now? And I have pointed Jon at the thread - although I am not sure that he can change the link formatting as suggested.

M23


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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I did an experiment (my company is using the Lotus Notes version 8.5 mailer) sending email to myself.

If I copy/paste the corrupted link into a message, and then another copy which I manually corrected, the corrupted one still comes through corrupted and the corrected one comes through correct.

But the bizarre thing is, if I use the "Copy into new message" feature, the corrupted links show up correctly (in the edit mode, before emailing)!

And they show up correct after emailing.

Weird.

I think BrewManNH is correct, special characters should be quoted (&amp) in the URL.


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I asked myself: why only &sect was impacted and other instances of &... untouched. Seems like it's because § actually is an html entity which stands for the 'section' or 'paragraph' sign §.


This wonderful site allows debugging and testing regular expressions (many flavors available). An absolute must have in your bookmarks.
Another excellent RegExp tutorial. Don't forget downloading your copy of up-to-date pcretest.exe and pcregrep.exe here
RegExp tutorial: enough to get started
PCRE v8.33 regexp documentation latest available release and currently implemented in AutoIt beta.

SQLitespeed is another feature-rich premier SQLite manager (includes import/export). Well worth a try.
SQLite Expert (freeware Personal Edition or payware Pro version) is a very useful SQLite database manager.
An excellent eBook covering almost every aspect of SQLite3: a must-read for anyone doing serious work.
SQL tutorial (covers "generic" SQL, but most of it applies to SQLite as well)
A work-in-progress SQLite3 tutorial. Don't miss other LxyzTHW pages!
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