[TxMt] Blogging bundle issues and questions

Brad Choate bchoate at gmail.com
Sat Aug 26 06:36:24 UTC 2006


Garrett talked to me about these issues in the channel earlier today.  
See my notes below...

On Aug 25, 2006, at 10:47 PM, Allan Odgaard wrote:

> On 25/8/2006, at 18:16, G M wrote:
>> The first, is that the blog setup suggests writing the endpoint  
>> URL as
>> http://username@site.com, but usernames for my weblog app are email
>> addresses, so this doesn't work (http://user@site.com@site.com
>> obviously won't work) [...]
> I added an URL-decoding step after extracting the username/ 
> password. So with the latest version you should be able to use  
> http://user%40site.com@site.com.

Thanks -- I was going to do this myself, but you beat me to it!

>> 1. It will say '--button1' in the field when it prompts you.
> Is this posting, fetching, or both? I tried configuring an end- 
> point w/o a username but saw no irregularities.

I fixed this issue not that long ago -- perhaps he has a build of TM  
that still has the bug.

>> 2. It won't remember your username and will keep asking you (it does,
>> however, remember you password).
> It could pre-populate the string with the previous username. But it  
> should of course keep asking for it when no explicit name is set in  
> the post or the configuration.
>> Now, it does allow you to connect, and that's great. However,  
>> there is
>> an issue when posting/updating posts. While it does successfully post
>> and update, it also ALWAYS errors. The first line becomes:
>> 2006-08-25 12:07:00.341 open[4844] No such file:
>> /Users/garrett/Library/Preferences/this_is_a_test_yep
>> Now, the error is different depending on the user, setup, etc. But
>> it's something like this. In this case, garrett is my username
>> (obviously), and this_is_a_test_yep is the permalink for this post.
>> What's causing this?
> I have no idea. Does fetching also give that error?

He was populating the permaLink element of the post structure without  
a full URL. That's something he said he would fix on his end.

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