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Forum: What is on Your Mind? 05-03-2020
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Posted By Neo
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Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
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Posted By Neo
Here ya go..... 8348 This is an...
Here ya go.....

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This is an encoding issue with an old post in the PHP vB3 app.

The encoding of the title DB field from years ago is not specified because the designers of vB 15+ years...
Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
6,833
Posted By Neo
This spam page (on new site) was full of those...
This spam page (on new site) was full of those "odd diamond things"...

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https://community.unix.com/t/infraction-for-solosx-spammed-advertisements/271573

... but I got rid of them on old...
Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
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Posted By Neo
I just edited the old title.... using the double...
I just edited the old title.... using the double quotes on my key board.

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This is more-than-likely not about 7 / 8 bit ASCII, it is more-than-likely about UTF-8 and UTF-16.


See also: ...
Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
6,833
Posted By Neo
No. It's not that simple. It it was that...
No. It's not that simple. It it was that simple, there would be no issue now. (The migration script already does encoding mapping from day 1. The DB is already UNICODE... the Ruby script...
Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
6,833
Posted By Neo
Here some clues about this: mysql - Trouble...
Here some clues about this:

mysql - Trouble with UTF-8 characters; what I see is not what I stored - Stack Overflow...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-27-2020
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Posted By Neo
Update: I set the link back to community as...
Update:

I set the link back to community as target="_blank" so it will open in a new tab and not replace the vB post, so it is easy to compare them.
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-27-2020
3,178
Posted By Neo
New Migration Tool: Link to Discourse Community Topic from vB Thread Tools Menu
Dear All,

To help with migration data integrity checks, today I spend the day working on this and created a migration tool which I hope is useful.

Basically, I mapped all the new discourse...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-25-2020
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Posted By Neo
My Thoughts on the Node-Red Forums and Visual Programming
First of all, I would like to congratulate the developers of the great Node-Red software and for making programming available to the masses via the visual programming paradigm. I have introduced...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-23-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
Update on Migration: There is an old Chinese...
Update on Migration:

There is an old Chinese saying which goes something like this:

"You cannot see the entire mountain standing in the valley".

So, we asked our mod team to do some testing...
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Posted By Neo
Normally, all attachments uploaded to the forums...
Normally, all attachments uploaded to the forums should be in format:

integer_id

This is how attachment inserted correctly into the forum posts will look when you edit the post.

Here is an...
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Posted By Neo
Those numbers are weeks of the year, not months.
Those numbers are weeks of the year, not months.
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-18-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
Update: I have successfully moved all...
Update:


I have successfully moved all servers over to the "two container (data, web) with nginx reverse proxy to unix socket" configuration.
The problem was missing information in the support...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-17-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
Update: Staging server is running the...
Update:


Staging server is running the "two container, nginx reverse proxy to unix socket" configuration.

Future production server is running the "two container without nginx reverse proxy"...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-15-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
Update: Have made some core changes and am...
Update:

Have made some core changes and am currently running both our staging server and our production server in "two container" mode; where the database and the web app are in two separate...
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Posted By Neo
One of the best (and easiest) ways to recover the...
One of the best (and easiest) ways to recover the root password when you have physical access to the server is to boot from a different disk or partition and then mount the disk or partition with the...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-15-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
Update: Long baking (staging server,...
Update:

Long baking (staging server, discourse1) done after close to 15 hours:

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It is much improved, but @Scrutiziner, with his eagle eye for details, has plans for more refinements to...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-14-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
Update: This migration is moving along. ...
Update:

This migration is moving along. @Scrutinizer has been a great help with debugging the bbcode migration, writing Ruby methods to preprocess various bbcode situations which arise in the...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-13-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
Another update: We continue to make progress...
Another update:

We continue to make progress in the complex mess of migration the bbcode from the old forum to the new ones:


@Scrutinzer wrote some nice code which strips all bbcode from our...
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Posted By Neo
Normally, It is a good idea to start from...
Normally,

It is a good idea to start from the top, but the method is up to you:

Comment out all the lines except for the top line, flush iptables, reapply and test.

If it works,...
Forum: Web Development 04-10-2020
10,686
Posted By Neo
Some Typical Discourse Docker (Standalone) Rebuild, Restore and Update Times
Just some notes on some typical tasks for Discourse and how long they take:

Restore Postgres DB (Linux Ubuntu, 8 Core 32 GB RAM)


# time ./restoreneo // simple script that does a command...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-09-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
It has been a few days since my last status...
It has been a few days since my last status update, so here is a new, quick one:

@Scrutiziner and @Neo continue to work on the migration and are getting closer. The migration script provided...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-05-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
For those who have never seen the inside of a...
For those who have never seen the inside of a Discourse app, here are the canned raking tasks:


# rake --tasks
rake about # List...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-04-2020
4,260
Posted By Neo
According to a quick check 35 tables (posts with...
According to a quick check 35 tables (posts with tables) has been stripped or skipped from the migration:


MariaDB [vb3]> select count(postid) from post where pagetext like '%[table="head"]%';...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-03-2020
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Posted By Neo
Bug in New User Registration Process (No Registration Complete Message)
There is bug in the new member registration process.

This bug appeared after we paused registration and moved to the new forums in our initial test mode.

When a new user registers now (here),...
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