A funny thing happens when you turn images off...

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has anyone else noticed that when you uncheck 'show images' under user preferences, you aren't able to view quoted text in any post that contains a youtube embed? to see for yourself, open this thread with images on and then reload it once you've turned images off. the quoted text will seem to disappear.


this would be an example of quoted text in a post that contains a youtube embed

this is just a heads up to the mods. it's possible that this bug has been around for years and I just haven't realized it until recently.

schrute dwyte (unregistered), Monday, 16 January 2017 02:12 (one year ago) Permalink

can we get the it's time for the percolator audio back?

sarahell, Monday, 16 January 2017 04:05 (one year ago) Permalink

three months pass...

the quoted text (assuming there was quoted text in that first message) is nowhere in the page source. i would guess this (and a few other recent things) are parser problems, something like the parser is matching the start of the youtube embed with the end of the quoted block and eating the latter during the submit.

by 'quoted' did you mean using > at the start of the lines like email or the q blockquote markup?

koogs, Monday, 1 May 2017 10:10 (one year ago) Permalink

ah, but it is in the source when you have pictures turned ON, which suggests its not a problem in the submit but in the 'images on/off' code.

koogs, Monday, 1 May 2017 10:19 (one year ago) Permalink

yeah,I mean block quotes enclosed in [ q ] tags (ex. the "this would be an example of quoted text in a post that contains a youtube embed" quote beneath the embed in my original post, which is visible with images on)

the baby grew up to be a secessful kid (unregistered), Monday, 1 May 2017 20:46 (one year ago) Permalink

this is fixed in the next release, thanks for letting me know!

stet, Tuesday, 2 May 2017 17:15 (one year ago) Permalink

ah, thanks!

the baby grew up to be a secessful kid (unregistered), Tuesday, 2 May 2017 17:35 (one year ago) Permalink

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