July 25, 2007

Shorttimers Disease....

Between the box tsunami that is Harry Potter and the short-handedness resulting from vacations and "summeritis" UPS has been a zoo.
I'm tired of work and fearful of something happening in the next few days to botch the trip. I've still a zillion things to do.

7 days till I leave for Japan...
I just...

I know I really shouldn't go on about this...
...so I'll let this here imaginary grrrl do it.
Take it away Tomo...

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 03:06 PM | Comments (6) | Add Comment
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Oh, and おめでとう.

Posted by: Will at Wed Jul 25 15:57:38 2007 (SOx9v)

2 Well dang!

Thanks for the heads up!

Posted by: Ken Talton at Wed Jul 25 16:33:58 2007 (V5zw/)

3 I would say that's a bug, and Pixy should be alerted.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Wed Jul 25 17:48:25 2007 (+rSRq)

4 Yes, I've sent him an E-mail. 

Posted by: Ken Talton at Wed Jul 25 18:00:34 2007 (V5zw/)

5 Workin' on it!

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wed Jul 25 21:41:34 2007 (PiXy!)

6 Aha.  It's working as designed.  It's just that there's a tiny flaw in the design.

Minx generates individual entry URLs from the post title, but to avoid generating invalid URLs it strips out anything other than the usual alphanumeric characters and allowed punctuation.  So accented letters and non-Latin characters won't be included in the URL.  If the entire title is in Japanese, it can't generate an individual entry URL at all.

Two ways to fix this.

1. In the options section for the post, you can manually update the post URL.
2. I can tweak the code so that in such a case, the system generates a numeric URL based on the post ID, like... so.  If you now edit and save the post, this should take effect.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wed Jul 25 22:00:10 2007 (PiXy!)

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