All caps (shouting) protection leads to rare bug.

Discussion in 'Help and Support Desk' started by HORSETOOTHED, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. HORSETOOTHED

    HORSETOOTHED Well-Known Member

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    Well not really a bug, but more of an unintended consequence.

    I was trying to see why someone quoting my image ended up posting a bad link (see here). I think what's happening is that since my username is all uppercase, if someone quotes me and there is no normal text (i.e. just the image and a smilie), the shout protection kicks in and converts the whole post to lowercase... even links, which can be case sensitive.

    Anyways.. it doesn't really matter, just thought I'd report it.
     
  2. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    Not a fan of "shout protection" myself...
     
  3. jackie the jerk

    jackie the jerk Not Mexican VIP

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    same

    Make a post with the first word is caps for emphasis and it turns it lower case.(like what happened with SAME above)