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Message 13538 - Posted: 4 Nov 2007, 2:53:44 UTC

As there is no outbox, it would be nice to have an option to receive a copy of the outgoing PM by email.
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Message 13540 - Posted: 4 Nov 2007, 2:57:11 UTC

You can send a copy to your self by adding a comma and then your own ID number.
The forums here allow multiple PMs to be sent at the same time.

Still don't know if that's a feature or a bug. But since I like it, I'm not reporting it. ;-)
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Message 13544 - Posted: 4 Nov 2007, 3:05:50 UTC - in response to Message 13540.  

You can send a copy to your self by adding a comma and then your own ID number.
The forums here allow multiple PMs to be sent at the same time.

Still don't know if that's a feature or a bug. But since I like it, I'm not reporting it. ;-)

I think that causes a possible "security" bug. Let me use you as test subject.
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Message 13545 - Posted: 4 Nov 2007, 3:09:17 UTC - in response to Message 13540.  

You can send a copy to your self by adding a comma and then your own ID number. ...


um ... that would be a solution if I had the same ID in all projects so I would ... one day ... have it memorized.
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Message 13546 - Posted: 4 Nov 2007, 3:10:15 UTC - in response to Message 13545.  
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You can send a copy to your self by adding a comma and then your own ID number. ...


um ... that would be a solution if I had the same ID in all projects so I would ... one day ... have it memorized.

A post-it note on the monitor, or a little black book?

It doesn't work on all projects. The only other one I know where it works is Cosmo. And as Nicolas just found out, it doesn't work to send the same message 24 times to the same person. I only got it once. ;-)
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Message 13548 - Posted: 4 Nov 2007, 3:14:09 UTC - in response to Message 13546.  

You can send a copy to your self by adding a comma and then your own ID number. ...


um ... that would be a solution if I had the same ID in all projects so I would ... one day ... have it memorized.

A post-it note on the monitor, or a little black book? ...


*blush* I didn't even manage to stick postit notes to my KVMs so have to try all buttons if I want to find one specific box
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Message 13549 - Posted: 4 Nov 2007, 3:18:36 UTC - in response to Message 13548.  

They've got colour coded sticky tape for that, you know? Or writable tape, just mark them with their name. :-)
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Message 13582 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 11:04:51 UTC - in response to Message 13545.  

You can send a copy to your self by adding a comma and then your own ID number. ...

um ... that would be a solution if I had the same ID in all projects so I would ... one day ... have it memorized.

The solution would be to have some [CC: to myself] checkbox in the "To" row (and a possibility to have it checked by default per own forum settings), or similarly named button, which would add my user ID (known to the forum SW (if the server can't remember my unique ID, it can maybe stick it on my avatar or on my row in DB, as it likes :)) to the list of recipients. Off course, not more than 24 times the same ID, as we already know, that this number is not (yet, Rytis?) supported :-D

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Message 13584 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 13:01:40 UTC - in response to Message 13582.  

... The solution would be to have some [CC: to myself] checkbox ...


That's about how this thread started ;-)
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Message 13585 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 13:14:47 UTC - in response to Message 13545.  

You can send a copy to your self by adding a comma and then your own ID number. ...


um ... that would be a solution if I had the same ID in all projects so I would ... one day ... have it memorized.

The one thing that works everywhere is to send a PM on nickname. As long as it is unique. You could try that after the comma.
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Message 13586 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 13:16:46 UTC - in response to Message 13584.  

... The solution would be to have some [CC: to myself] checkbox ...


That's about how this thread started ;-)


Really? Actually I've never suggested "sending a copy of PM by email" ;-)

It was rather a hint, how to implement it, in order to keep it as PM and still not being forced to compile a list of my IDs on a post-it note :-)
(I use a notebook and the tiny paper would get lost for sure.)

(BTW, you created the thread as from my mind, I just wanted to do the same today.)

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Message 13595 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 16:01:38 UTC - in response to Message 13585.  
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The one thing that works everywhere is to send a PM on nickname. As long as it is unique. You could try that after the comma.

Well, that's the point: As long as it is unique. Try to be e.g. Pepo or Ageless or even Nicolas (not PovAddict in this example) - which one will get it copied? Each one or noone (because of 'more than 24 recipients'? ;-) or will I get warned and get the possibility to modify the recipient list (just like as when I type in an unknown recipient name). forum_pm.php is missing the detailed info or some warning.

I fear trying it, otherwise I could be sued for spamming all Pepo's to ....... 7 years of Misfit punishment.

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Message 13596 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 16:05:47 UTC - in response to Message 13595.  

... I fear trying it, otherwise I could be sued for spamming all Pepo's to ....... 7 years of Misfit punishment.

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Announce a Pepo meeting, that will not be considered to be spam ;-)
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Message 13597 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 16:09:34 UTC - in response to Message 13596.  

Announce a Pepo meeting, that will not be considered to be spam ;-)

:-) True.
Then I will be spammed with all the responses!

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Message 13600 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 16:18:27 UTC - in response to Message 13595.  

I fear trying it, otherwise I could be sued for spamming all Pepo's

As far as I know, if the username isn't unique, the PM doesn't get sent.
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Message 13601 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 16:18:31 UTC - in response to Message 13597.  
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Tell them all there can only be one and to come to an (abandoned) factory nearby so you lob their heads off. ;-)

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Message 13603 - Posted: 5 Nov 2007, 16:45:30 UTC - in response to Message 13600.  

I fear trying it, otherwise I could be sued for spamming all Pepo's

As far as I know, if the username isn't unique, the PM doesn't get sent.

Seems to be true, although the (incomplete) response (on Seti) suggests something diffeent: Could not find user with username Pepo

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Message 13638 - Posted: 7 Nov 2007, 9:46:23 UTC

It helps to go through Trac when bored.

[trac]#235[/trac]
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Message 13644 - Posted: 7 Nov 2007, 12:11:42 UTC - in response to Message 13638.  

It helps to go through Trac when bored. [trac]#235[/trac]

With Priority: Minor and Milestone: Undetermined... it is still at least a known feature request.
Thanks, Rytis, for knowing about it :-)

Until then, we have to fill in the post-it notes with own IDs :-)
(Or what about defining UserID == 0 or -1 as myself, for the "CC: to myself" PM? Or if forum_pm.php would display my own ID somewhere around...)

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