Support Call: 283
Subject Private Messages
Status Closed
Assigned To RA Snappleguy
Logged By MGN Max Cal
Logged On Apr 16, 2005
Call Text Hey IO people, I just wanted to let you all know that I found an interesting problem with the private messages. I was trying to send a message to LCM Alexander, the Wing SO for Retribution, when I found out that the message got sent to Alexander Kerensky. This is not because of user error- I'd have to be as drunk as a skunk and up for 3 days straight to make a mistake like that. So I then did what any scientist should do- experiment with the system. As it turns out, if you type in "Alexander" in the "To" box, you get Kerny, not Alexander, as the computer response that cannot be rectified. I just wanted to let you know this, in case something else like it happens with other names, or in case you have some time on your hands and want something to fix. Thanks.

-Cmdr. Cal
Action History
Apr 16, 2005 The problem is that there is nothing in Alexander's name that is not also in Kern's name, and Kern is of higher rank, which makes it impossible to select Alexander except by PIN. However, we can alleviate this problem by providing a dropdown after a search. (GEN Licah Fox)
Apr 16, 2005 There it's cool now. (GEN Snappleguy)