[Clipart] Problems with the website during/after submission

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Wed Jan 5 10:54:24 PST 2005

Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> Felix Rabe <xitnalta at web.de> writes:
>>- I cannot use the submit field above "News" without getting a big
>>fat red error message.  (Possible solution is to replace that
>>message with a friendlier one telling submitters that you're glad
>>they like to submit their work, but that they are now in a next step
>>where they need to give more details in the elaborate form that
> I've checked into CVS a version of upload_svg.cgi that gives a
> somewhat friendlier error message to users coming from the front page
> (or, for that matter, anyone who neglects to specify the filetype).
> It also softens a bit the wording on the main error message.

Why does the script need to check the filetype. It seems that this should 
automatically be checked for, right? Really, I think this option should be 
removed as it seems that a easier solution could be developed.

> It's not live on the site yet, until someone runs the publish script,
> so if anyone wants to check over the wording on the messages, this
> would be a good time.  The message you get if you don't specify the
> filetype is on lines 122-130, and the message you get otherwise is on
> lines 136-140.

I ran the publish script...

Jon Phillips

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