How Can I Download All My Information?

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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  2. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Before we put time and effort in to considering or implementing an add/on, what is the utility of such a feature? I'm not saying we won't necessarily do it, but I'm having trouble seeing it as a priority, especially when add/ons always have potential to disrupt other, more important features.
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  3. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    The utility is that I want to have my blog thread saved.
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  4. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Have you tried copy and paste?
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  5. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    Ok. That answers my question. You have no desire to be helpful.
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  6. Amaris

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    I think it would be a good feature for the board.
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  7. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Well, no. I have no desire to modify the database just because a single user made a request for unclear reasons. Help yourself out a bit, here. Or don't. But that's on you, not anybody else.
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  8. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    Why do you think that adding this would modify the database? This is script side, not db side. And it is a function the board used to have.
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  9. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    An even simpler answer, this isn't your board. If you want something added, don't show your ass. @gul was trying to clarify why you wanted that added. And you're telling him to do it isn't a big deal.
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  10. Shirogayne

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    No. He means board add ons can be a bitch and screw up the board. That's why we removed Tapatalk and gave up on ever getting comments for rep.

    I know I once saved a thread once by hitting "save page" in my browser. :shrug:
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  11. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    Seriously? Aren't you a techy? How do you not know how to save a web page as an offline HTML document? :unsure:
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  12. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    He probably wants something that can be imported to another BBS database. In other words, he probably wants to publish Wordforge content elsewhere and without permission.
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  13. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    Why would he need permission to download or republish his own content?
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  14. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    Uh, no. I want the functionality that we used to have.

    Basically, I want to be able to leave here and not lose my blue room post.
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  15. Amaris

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    It really would be a good idea, the installation is small, the memory footprint of the add-on is insignificant, and short of everyone deciding they want to download their threads all at the same time, it would have little effect on server load. Again, just my two bits on it, but this seems like it could be a nice extra feature with little to no cost to implement.
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  16. His Grace Faceman the Duke of Wordforge

    His Grace Faceman the Duke of Wordforge Keeping a Stiff Upper Lip

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    Dunno why he's so upset. That was novel advice for Dayton a few months ago
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  17. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    You can already do that without this added feature.
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    Ron, if you value what you wrote in that thread than this is probably a good idea.
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    If it can be done, that does sound like a neat idea.
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  20. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

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    It was a feature in the past. So... it can be done.
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  21. Amaris

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    I think she means with this software, and yeah, it can be done quite easily.
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  22. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Well it's up to the tech admins, if they want to spend the time setting it up and can guarantee it won't disrupt other board features.
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  23. Order2Chaos

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    Seems like a good idea. I'll look into it later.
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    Order2Chaos Ultimate... Immortal Administrator

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    That plugin is probably as close as we could get without me learning more about XF plugins than I want to. However as I don't own the license, I can't actually download it. Who does?
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  25. Ancalagon

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    @John I think has the info.
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  26. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    I sent him the info. :)
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  27. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    Hey guys, any luck with this yet? Any way I can help?
  28. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    File>Save As HTML.
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  29. His Grace Faceman the Duke of Wordforge

    His Grace Faceman the Duke of Wordforge Keeping a Stiff Upper Lip

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    I would also like to save all of Apostle's information. Please email me.
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  30. Amaris

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    It's a simple install. I'm sure O2C will get around to it as soon as he can. It's a bit of a busy week for most people right now.