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19-APR-2010 Minor Editor Upgrade

Hello all, I just made a minor editor upgrade.  Please let me know if you have any issues with it.  Thanks a lot!

 

 


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sb56637 wrote:

Hello all, I just made a minor editor upgrade.  Please let me know if you have any issues with it.  Thanks a lot!

 

 


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Testing 1 2 3.  Over and out.

 

Seems fine. Is it the editor that thinks today's date is 19-ABR-2010. It is my sister-in-law's birthday and she's sure she was born in April.

 

Other than that, no issues here. Other than that, no issues here. 

 

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Ooops, no, unfortunately I can't blame that on the editor.  It's Sam the Admin who confused the English abbreviation for "April"   :bigsmile:

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Ooops, no, unfortunately I can't blame that on the editor.  It's Sam the Admin who confused the English abbreviation for "April"   :bigsmile:

 

Is it ABR in Spanish or Portuguese by any chance?

 

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Yep, you've got it.  Spanish.  Portuguese too.  You can probably perceive quite a few Spanish-isms that have crept into my English.

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Maybe I'm just not very observant, but that's the only one I've noticed and I only guessed Spanish or Portuguese because I knew you were in Latin America. The last time I was in Madrid, there was a lot of complaint about the amount of Anglicisms creeping into Spanish. I did my bit to really confuse matters, the city where I was born (Glasgow) is notorious for its very strong accent and when speaking to a friend from Aberdeen who now lives in Madrid, even the best English speakers had no chance (pronounced "nae chunce" where I came from) of following the conversation.

 

Here I am failing to buy a book from Santa Claus in Madrid in 2004.

Madrid bookseller

 

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ABR or Abril is how we say it in tagalog.  I grew up in the Philippines and our language has a lot of spanish influence.  Some of the southern islands primary language is spanish.

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But of course....we used to be enslaved by the Spaniards......

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alfreddajero wrote:

But of course....we used to be enslaved by the Spaniards......

For almost 400 yrs.

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Now thats something not every pinoy knows.......so how are you doing bud.

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Everything is ok.  Just taking care of my dad as you know.  Kumusta ka?

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Ah yes, I remember now a friend from the Philippines once told me that many of the common words in Tagalog are from Spanish, like the names of the months and many of the cultural words (like fiesta, etc).

As Don mentions, many Spanish speakers mix in a huge amount of English words, and even more significantly, their sentence construction and grammar is beginning to sound increasingly like that of English.  I personally think this is because of international movies, which are usually translated far too literally, but they often hear the poor quality Spanish voice-over and imitate it.  But interestingly, after English, Spanish is probably the most second most influential (and in some cases, destructive) language.  There are countless hundreds of Central and South American native languages that are increasingly mixing in Spanish nouns and even taking Spanish verbs and morphing them into the native verb conjugation rules.  I personally don't see anything wrong with mixing, though, whatever is the easiest and clearest and most widely understood is good enough for me.

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While growing up in the Philippines, other than spanish being a huge influence, there was also a lot of english mixed in.  All school classes are taught in english with just a couple in tagalog.  So it was tagalog, spanish and english all mixed together growing up.  Plus you can throw in the more than 170 different dialects.  Undecided

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There seems to be an oddity with the new editor when applying smilies - it seems to double them up and add some HTML at the end of the comment though I've just noticed the smiley button on the editor bar doesn't seem to do that, just dragging and dropping them from the list above. Word wrap seems to have stopped working too though I suppose this could be a Safari-ism. I'll reboot this box and see if it still behaves the same.

 

 

This post was written in Safari (but this edit to it in Firefox), but displays un-wrapped in Firefox as well as Safari. Odd.

 

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But it too is running Safari. Time to try this in Firefox. Nope, the above comment still hasn't wrapped in Firefox. Now about to type a very, very long line to see if it'll wrap in Firefox. Now about to type a very, very long line to see if it'll wrap in Firefox. Now about to type a very, very long line to see if it'll wrap in Firefox. Now about to type a very, very long line to see if it'll wrap in Firefox.  It does wrap in Firefox on this very wide screen (2560 pixels) so another Safari-ism strikes. :) Smile :smile:" class="smiley-class smileysProcessed"> This is a dragged and dropped smiley - works fine in Firefox - no oddities. Let's try another one. :tired:. No strangeness here either.

 

Webkit strikes again!

 

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Trying again on a freshly rebooted box running Safari again. Will it wrap? Trying again on a freshly rebooted box running Safari again. Will it wrap? Trying again on a freshly rebooted box running Safari again. Will it wrap? Trying again on a freshly rebooted box running Safari again. Will it wrap? 

 

It will. Another oddity from Safari. Probably time I looked at my browser choice again. Still convinced by my OS choice though. Apple really do need to do more work on the basics before they add more fancy stuff to their browser.

 

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Im using AOL and IE and i have no problems with the site whatsovever.......

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Problem seems to be my browser of choice. Now reconsidering my choice. Pity - I really like Safari mostly

 

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Testing smileys  with a long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long long line :Sp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another Laughing something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something something 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hmmm, seems to be a problem with Chrome (Linux beta) as well.

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Now that's looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong.  Laughing

Don wrote:

"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion