bfarber

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About bfarber

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  • Birthday 03/07/1983

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  • Location Southwest VA
  • Interests This is my interests, just for "Rikki" :)

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  1. bfarber added a bug in Bug Tracker   

    Pages upgrades to not update upload and attachment fields properly
    Ticket 911862
    If you upgrade Pages and previously had a single file upload field it is not upgraded properly.  The field is never updated, so instead of a full URL to the file only the filename is stored in the database.
    Additionally, "Attachment" fields in 3.x are not removed from the database but don't show up, so databases using them have lost all of the stored attachments.  We can merge these attachments into an editor field if one exists (typically, but not always, the 'content' field is an editor field) or we can consider converting attachment fields into an 'Upload' field type, which supports multiple files now.
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  2. bfarber added a bug in Bug Tracker   

    Forum cached counts do not take into account archived posts
    If a forum has 100 posts and 10000 archived posts, the cached count for the forum (which displays on the board index) will be 100.
     
    The RebuildContainerCounts task does not take this into account (nor does any relevant code in Forum.php and Topic.php).
    See ticket 912374 if an example is required.
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  3. bfarber added a comment: Errors accessing this site   

    We have been tracking this intermittent error and are investigating it appropriately.  The issue isn't easily reproducible and isn't likely a direct bug, but we will provide an update once we have more information.
  4. bfarber added a comment: [4.0.0] RSS Feed Defaults to 25 items not 5   

    I've brought it up for internal discussion.  This isn't a bug and won't be treated as such, but we will review your request and consider it for a future version.
     
  5. bfarber added a comment: Gallery - Bug in going through images in albums (using arrows)   

    Thank you for clarifying, I can confirm that behavior in this example
  6. bfarber added a comment: Gallery - Bug in going through images in albums (using arrows)   

    Changed Status to Pending
  7. bfarber added a comment: [4.0.1] Chat over ssl don't work   

    Changed Status to Fixed
  8. bfarber added a comment: IP.Gallery Image Order   

    The fix was queued for 4.0.2, yes.
  9. bfarber added a comment: Stuck in locking task 'Queue' since upgrade   

    Submit a ticket in that case
  10. bfarber added a comment: After Upgrade: Downloads   

    Changed Status to Fixed
  11. bfarber added a comment: After Upgrade: Downloads   

    This was fixed in the 3.4.x -> 4.0.0 upgrade routine for next release.  It is difficult to retroactively fix this without destroying data that may be saved since the upgrade.
  12. bfarber added a comment: 4.0.1 No Chat   

    ​Please submit a ticket for assistance in this case.
  13. bfarber added a comment: [4.0.0 to 4.0.1] Broked forum after upgrade   

    Changed Status to Closed
  14. bfarber added a comment: [4.0.0 to 4.0.1] Broked forum after upgrade   

    I'm unable to reproduce locally - we'll address via your ticket.
  15. bfarber added a comment: Gallery - Bug in going through images in albums (using arrows)   

    It seems to be cycling through the images in the correct order for me.  Are you saying it feels backwards?  If so, that's because of the perception of newest -> oldest and next vs previous.  We list images (which is configurable) in the album newest to oldest, but when you are viewing an image an album, the left arrow goes to the "previous" image, not the "newest" image (which would be "next", in this case the right arrow).  Is that the confusion you are seeing?
    Otherwise cycling seems to pull up the next and previous images properly when I just tested.

About Me

I'm a 32 year old Zend-certified PHP developer working for Invision Power Services, Inc. I've been here since 2005 and every year just gets better and better.

When I'm not working I like to travel, play video games, watch movies, read, and spend time with my family (pets included). I live in central Virginia and have 5 wonderful children I dedicate my whole life to.  I am currently engaged to the love of my life and we are planning to marry on May 6, 2015.

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  1. AndyF » bfarber


    Just noticed your high content count. Hmm can't be right surely ? :)

  2. AndyF » bfarber

    Your 'about me' needs updating :P $age=$age+1

  3. Casey25 » bfarber

    Hello bfarber, could you read my Private Message please? Thanks.

  4. bfarber » AndyF

    Happy belated birthday!!

    1. AndyF

      Thanks! :)

  5. bfarber

    Please test the 3.4.4 beta and let us know of any issues!

  6. bfarber

    Just testing

  7. bfarber

    Test from top menu

  8. bfarber

    Hello world...take 2

  9. bfarber

    Hello world.

    1. bfarber

      Test 2

  10. bfarber

    Testing a bug report

    1. media

      Good luck! :)

    2. surferboy

      looks like bfarber had 3 cups of coffee this Tuesday, 29 May 2012 morning... what, maybe 18 replies to topics in 30 minutes? Wow!!!

    3. bfarber

      I have 4 cups of coffee every morning (and afternoon for that matter).. :x

  11. gxgEric » bfarber

    Is there any chance we can get a manual fix for the FURL issue with categories? http://gxg.bz/xvBgyd

  12. IPBSupport.de » bfarber

    You're working too hard and too long!!! ;-)

    1. bfarber

      No rest for the weary.

    2. IPBSupport.de

      :-D

  13. bfarber

    It's late, think I'm done for the day

    1. media

      me 2!

  14. IPBSupport.de » bfarber

    I wanted to tell you again that you are doing a really great job here at IPS and say THANK YOU for your work!

    1. bfarber

      Thanks. :)

  15. abdo mohamed » bfarber

    I'm happiest when When I see you online ^_^

  16. realmaverickuk » bfarber

    Sent you a PM, take a look at it ASAP :)

  17. bfarber

    Let us know what you think about 3.2. :)

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    2. AndyF

      I shall :)

    3. Hennet

      say its awesome.

    4. Amy T

      I still wish the email for notifying me of this had the link directly to the status update instead of the settings. It would make it easier to find this. Plus the site is going slow.

  18. DarkGizmo » bfarber

    Hey Brandon just noticed you're in management now! congrats! :)

  19. Michael » bfarber

    You're a bug-fixing fiend!

  20. Ryan11433 » bfarber

    Happy Birthday! You have a good time. :)

  21. xCurlyx » bfarber

    happy bday :)

  22. media » bfarber

    Happy b/day Brandon :)

  23. IBTheme » bfarber

    ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ Happy Birthday Brandon! ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬

  24. bfarber

    If you have an IP.Downloads license and are interested in testing the pre-release, please see this topic for more information: http://community.invisionpower.com/topic/326821-ipdownloads-230-rc-1/

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    2. Glumbo

      Link not working?

    3. .Peter

      I thought this was going to be Contributor thing.

    4. TheRevTastic

      I already asked that in a post, it was answered too.

  25. AndyF » bfarber

    He did tell me once, although I've forgot. Refers to Keith iirc.