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KOANET proposed Changes

Postby durban » Tue Oct 21, 2003 9:30 am

Ok,

I would like to make some changes to the site, however it means we are
going to lose numbers (but as these people are inactive thats fine)

Basically I want the site to only allow you register if you have a valid email address (ie a code will be sent for you to logon)

This means Deleting all the current player database and making people
re-register.

The benefits are, less people registering with silly names
The ability to 'remember' your password via email.

Actually what I might do is just create an Edit User Page in which you can update your Email address.
Any user who does not have a valid Email address in 4 weeks will be deleted.

Also I promise I will create the Edit page for you all.

Thats a promise...

Honest

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Postby GingerPete » Tue Oct 21, 2003 9:42 am

Can u not have a strong connection with this site dude?
IE Same login account etc?
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Postby durban » Tue Oct 21, 2003 10:39 am

No Way!!!

I wouldn't have my beatiful site linked to this pile of crap Gathering rubbish ffs!!!
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Postby durban » Tue Oct 21, 2003 10:41 am

Actually thats not a bad idea...

I could move the koanet site off the Badger Soft Server and onto DBNX which would in effect allow me to have access to the ko-gathering database!

hmmmm....

Nice plan...I will think about it.

the only issue is it means the whole site would need to be restarted with leagues and everything which is a bit of an issue.

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Re: KOANET proposed Changes

Postby Pee » Tue Oct 21, 2003 11:02 am

durban wrote:Ok,

I would like to make some changes to the site

The benefits are, less people registering with silly names
The ability to 'remember' your password via email.

M


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FWA OK!!

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Postby Gunther » Tue Oct 21, 2003 11:11 am

Good idea to you have there Durban. Maybe you could make some fiels to fill in MSN, the real name of the players, city they live in, d.o.b., picture, etc.
I love the flags alongside the names, but as I don't live in England I don't understand why some people have the UK flag and others the England flag.
I really love your idea of KOA net. It is better then my idea of starting the KOA :wink:
Hope to play against you soon
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Postby durban » Tue Oct 21, 2003 12:06 pm

hah hah Pee you muppet!!!

You know damn well why I am doing this!!!

All you needed to do mate was Email me!!!


Gunther mate, yes basically I knicked the league set up from some one elses PHP, it came with all the flags and when I implemented it I didn't mess around with it.

Since then I have amended most of the stuff and created new pages and things, however I never went back to amend the flags.

I may go thru tonight and change all the George Flags to Unions.

I like the idea of other stuff, again the ICQ and AIM stuff is just there coz it was in the original. I never got round to taking it out.

I may have a long look tonight and redo some of the site with my own code.

I will be archiving most of the matches and only displaying say the last 100 results, but I will include an archive page for people who want to see the original matches.

I will also be adding new fields to the players table, I think the best thing to do is just ask people to update it when they can

Any ideas what you would like on the personal pages? I can't really do photos as they just eat up space to be honest and are hard to control.

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Postby GingerPete » Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:06 pm

YOU LEAVE THAT ST GEORGE FLAG ALONE!!!
I am representing England at football!! You show me the United Kingdom football team and then u can give me a UK flag !!
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Postby durban » Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:08 pm

Ok ok...

Well it does cause confusion, so maybe I need to add a Welsh Dragon and a Scottish Flag instead then?

Then I can get rid of the Jack
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Postby Gunther » Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:56 pm

Maybe there could be a list of the people you played against on your personal page.
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Postby durban » Tue Oct 21, 2003 3:12 pm

I was planning on doing this but its quite hard.
I was also going to put a 'Mortal Enemy' list so that we could see which players get beaten a lot by which others.

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Postby Pee » Tue Oct 21, 2003 3:30 pm

:oops: Sorry about the mess. I was tired. It was late. I didn't think. I am a n00b :oops:
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Postby durban » Tue Oct 21, 2003 3:31 pm

You are banned mate!

I will sort it out tonight...I will make Pee your default user and delete Pee1

FFS what where you thinking?

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