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C:Amie Page Icon Posted 2020-09-10 5:48 PM
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Changes for September 2020

2020-09-10
- Forum: Increased the logon page client-side password field max length from 20 to 64 characters

2020-09-19
- H/PC:Update: Added a printout of the original file name to the aggregator
- H/PC:Update: Visual improvements to the CSS

2020-09-23
- H/PC:Update: New initial device and OS selection interface loaded from the REST API. The UI now loads OEM, Device and OS support data dynamically without a screen refresh and now displays the device photo from Devices & Specifications
- H/PC:Update: Stripped deprecated code

2020-09-24
- Help: Added gift subscription code to the support and subscriptions page
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C:Amie Page Icon Posted 2020-11-09 7:46 PM
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2020-11-01
- SCL: Fixed input sanitisation bug
- SCL: Improved browser page title readout on each of the tabs

2020-11-09
- H/PC:Update: Removed session keep alive code
- H/PC:Update: Security enhancement
- H/PC:Update: Code optimisations

2020-11-27
- Forum: The profile viewer now hide fields that the user has not populated
- Forum: Layout tweaks to the view profile pages
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2021-01-02
- Forum: Fixed CSS display glitch on poll results caused by responsive CSS override
- Forum: Added ALT and TITLE tags to poll results graphs
- Forum: Removed excess use of GIF files on poll graphs
- Forum: Increased size of poll graph bars


2021-01-04
- Forum: Added EPOC / Symbian OS sub-forum

2021-01-06
- SCL: Fixed issue in search page search phrase output parser
- SCL: Tweaked search page UI

2021-01-28
- Marbl: Updated Marbl to version 0.9.9

2021-01-30
- Marbl: Updated Marbl to version 0.9.10
- Forum: Changed the MBBS Amazon markup to use the new derived link types
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2021-02-06
- DLC: Main search results code optimisations
- DLC: Hardened SQL sanitisation from using proprietary techniques to using Elara
- DLC: Improved search result utility with automatic weighting to full search string matches at the top of the search results list without needing to add quotation marks
- DLC: The 'Latest Downloads' widget in the DLC now displays 15 entries and now includes SCL as well as non-HCL and H/PC:Update downloads in the readout

2021-02-09
- Poll: The tooltip on the homepage poll readout will now display the vote count as well as the percentage value

2021-02-14
- Poll: The return value now includes Query String parameters, preventing erroneous redirects from occurring
- News: It is now possible for users on the Responsive UI to vote in the home page poll via its associated news post

2021-02-15
- Poll: Deprecated and removed /community/poll/postconn in favour of a processor in the poll sidebar widget

2021-02-17
- Forum: Modernised the thread pagination to look more modern and to have touch friendly button sizes
- Forum: Fixed incredibly old bug in which pages with <= 6 pages wouldn't highlight the current page in the pagination
- Forum: If there is only 1 page in a thread, pagination now will not show
- Forum: Converted thread view pagination code to use Elara StringBuilder instead of VB<String>
- Forum: Some general visibility improvements for mobile devices on the thread view
- Forum: Fixed the missing pagination display on forum-view (how long has that been missing?)
- Forum: Modernised the forum-view pagination to look more modern and to have touch friendly button sizes

2021-02-18
- Forum: Changed visual styling on pagination
- Forum: Replaced new thread/reply button images with CSS/text buttons
- Core: Removed more kernel code

2021-02-20
- Marbl: Updated Marbl to version 0.9.11
- Forum: Amazon affiliate link buttons can now accept: Search strings, ASIN's, ISBN's or Amazon URL's
- Forum: eBay affiliate link buttons can now accept: Search strings, Item ID's or eBay URL's
- Forum: Amazon and eBay link buttons were not working on thread-view quick reply
- SCL: Fixed dependency reference that was causing a 500 error in the upgraded Horizontal Percent Stacked Bar Chart

2021-02-22
- Marbl: Updated Marbl to version 0.9.12
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2021-03-05
- Forum: The BBS markup video tag now supports youtu.be links as well as youtube.com ones.
- Forum: Re-wrote the video tag handler to use classful JavaScript and moved the code from the database into the mbbs_markup. source file.
- Forum: Fixed the close tag button on the thread post page errors thrown when font size and colour were used.

2021-03-06
- Elara: Updated the Ajax provider to 1.1.3

2021-03-18
- Elara: Updated RestGateway 1.0.5
- Core: Modified the REST API interfaces to use the new RestGateway interface standard


2021-03-31
- Elara: Updated Elara Ajax 1.1.4
- Badges: Fixed the badges batch processor which hasn't been running since 21/02
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2021-05-09
- Core: Added anti-Google FLoC header to all server responses - https://amifloced.org/

2021-05-17
- Elara: Upgrade FileUploader to 3.2.1 and adjusted side code according to new implementation requirements
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2021-07-16
- HCL: Fixed exceptional issue in the search that could cause a error due to an uncaught loop sequencing issue
- Forum: Fixed error handling on API forum/posts is the caller neglected to specify a parameter name to return
- Core: Updated Amazon Associate links in Marbl generators

2021-07-28
- Forum: Rewrote the get-attachment provider to validate that the target attachment exists in the repository. If it does not, it now returns a HTTP 404 instead of crashing on the back-end with a HTTP 500.
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2021-08-19
- Forum: Visual improvements to Forum Print View
- Forum: Converted header CSS code into separate style sheet
- Forum: Fixed distorted avatars on the print view
- Forum: Removed signatures from the print view
- Badges: Eliminated URL contextual spawning of a placeholder page for a badge that didn't exist in the database
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2021-10-06
- Core: Fixed a bug caused by Cookie SameSite.STRICT that was causing logged-on users who click-in from a hyperlink to appear as not logged-in on their first landing page despite the fact that all subsequent page clicks will automatically log them in.
- Forum: Fixed non-functional administrative 'create user account' UI

2021-10-10
- Forum: Fixed the (possibly never) function thread merge system, which wound up in an algorithmic dead end... good job PD9

2021-10-16
- Themes: Modified the wallpaper loader to use lazy image loading
- Themes: Code tidy-up and optimisations

2021-10-17
- HCL: v4.24, principally code optimisations
- HCL: Resolved missing escape from OBB-2087917 report

2021-10-30
- News: Fixed crash during save of administrative edit to news comments
- News: Optimisations
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2021-11-08
- News: Re-jigged the layout on the homepage news articles page

2021-11-09
- H/PC:Update: Resolved issue report with invalid file downloads due to upstream changes to file system and worker process permission hardening on the server
- H/PC:Update: v1.2.5. Converted the download manager to binary read from the server instead of exposing the relative URL via redirect

2021-11-12
- SCL: Re-laid out the Details and Compatibility tabs to use flex layout instead of tabular layout (in an attempt to stop Google whinging about it not playing nicely with Android)
- SCL: Converted star rating icons to be transparent PNG files
- H/PC:Update: Released version 2.0 with a new, more modern and user friendly interface
- H/PC:Update: Removed all of the update card code and functionality
- H/PC:Update: Simplified category filtering
- H/PC:Update: Converted the remaining API code to Classful Service Helper Definition
- H/PC:Update: Deprecated hpcu.api
- H/PC:Update: Updated the aggregator look
- H/PC:Update: Normalised and refreshed the look of the pop-up update details page
- H/PC:Update: Added mobile device navigation to the FAQ and Installation instructions pages so you can no longer get lost on a reduced screen device
- H/PC:Update: Session management is now exclusively handled by the Helper provider class
- H/PC:Update: Renamed all of the session state variables to use the standard Elara namespace
- H/PC:Update: Implemented Pegasus error handler interfaces for H/PC:Update

2021-11-18
- DLC: Deprecated and removed the old API stack from the engine, replacing with a new helper service class
- DLC: Removed deprecated / orphaned / abandoned and subsumed legacy code from the stack
- The site is 236,497 code lines

2021-11-21
- SCL: Restrictions have now been enforced to limit download access to Subscribers and genuine community members

2021-11-27
- SCL: Restored missing printout of the developer's website if the App is flagged as still being obtainable directly from the developer
- SCL: Added direct links to the WayBack Machine to lost developer home pages from the SCL details tab
- SCL: SCL comments now have hyperlinks back to the forum profile of the author
- SCL: Modernised the SCL comments layout
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2021-12-01
- Forums: Added a new subscriber perk. Bronze users can edit their own posts 4x longer than the sub-forum basic registered user default (4 hours in most cases up from 1 hour). Silver users 8x longer (8 hours). Gold and Platinum users now gain indefinite editing rights over their posts.
- Forums: Embedded hyperlinks now include ref="nofollow" to continue the drive towards discouraging SPAMMERS
- Forums: Resulting HTML generated by BBS markup for bold and italic changed from b and i to strong and em.

2021-12-01
- Forums: Bug fix on Gold and Platinum users perpetually editing their own posts
- Forums: Converted the view MBBS code pop-up into a normal HTML link on the post editor

2021-12-03
- Census: Converted underlying database date time storage from BBS Date Time to SQL Server Date Time and modified entity classes
- News: Converted underlying database date time storage from BBS Date Time to SQL Server Date Time and modified entity classes
- News: Rewrote and modernised the news calendar
- News: Rewrote and modernised the news archive page. It is no longer possible to load infinite dates and custom range loading now works properly although isn't used actively.
- Poll: Converted underlying database date time storage from BBS Date Time to SQL Server Date Time and modified entity classes
- Directory: Converted underlying database date time storage from BBS Date Time to SQL Server Date Time and modified entity classes
- Directory: Minor layout improvements
- Widget: Optimised the main news navigation widget
- Widget: Optimised the main poll navigation widget

2021-12-04
- News: Fully removed all BbsDateTime support class code from the news archive page in favour of Elara DateTimeX
- HCL: Converted underlying database date time storage from BBS Date Time to SQL Server Date Time and modified entity classes
- H/PC:Update: Converted underlying database date time storage from BBS Date Time to SQL Server Date Time and modified entity classes
- DLC: Converted underlying database date time storage from BBS Date Time to SQL Server Date Time and modified entity classes
- DLC: The DLC download entity now includes last a modified field
- DLC: DLC sitemap generator updated to use last modified instead of created
- Core: Removed BbsDateTime from the kernel stack and replaced with DateTimeX
- SCL: Visually improved the tag readout on each App pages details tab
- SCL: The Installation Instructions section header will no longer appear if there are no instructions recorded for an app
- SCL: Fixed missing new lines on app user comments
- SCL: Added hard white space trimming to the sanitisation of SCL user comments

2021-12-05
- Core: Normalise the code checking subscriber status between the Forum, DLC and SCL

2021-12-06
- HCL: Cleaned the database notes relation of HTML markup and implemented BBS markup style runtime substitution for b, i, u, s and URL tag types as well as auto-hyperlinking
- HCL: Modernised the HCL layout
- HCL: Removed a lot of the HTML 4.01 tabulation
- HCL: Added clickable link searching to OEM and category from the page header on a HCD
- HCL: Created clickable balloon links for the drivers and converted the driver UI from being tabular into flexbox
- HCL: Made the compatibility graphic backgrounds transparent
- HCL: Fixed an issue where the device form factor icon on the search page was appearing minutely small
- SCL: Implemented parser support for BBS markup on SCL comments for the b, i, u, s and URL tag types. [ b]...[ /b] [ i]...[ /i] [ u]...[ /u] [ s]...[ /s] [ url=https://...]my label here[ /url] along with auto hyperlinking
- SCL: Implemented parser support for BBS markup in SCL installation instructions and details sections for the b, i, u, s and URL tag types. [ b]...[ /b] [ i]...[ /i] [ u]...[ /u] [ s]...[ /s] [ url=https://...]my label here[ /url] along with auto hyperlinking

2021-12-07
- SCL: Tweaks to the BBS markup code for hyperlinks on the installation instructions and details section of the details tab on an app page

2021-12-08
- QLink: Fixed a bug whereby a comma on a QLink ID was being routed through to the underlying link search query
- HCL: HCL v4.5
- HCL: Added the ability for members of the community to leave comments to any HCD's - why it wasn't added 15 years ago... who knows.
- HCL: The compatibility grid now displays a Cartesian scan of all community compatibility votes showing the official HCL support status as well as the aggregate view of whether a device is compatible based upon the consensus of community reports.
- HCL: Added an inconsistent/contradictory compatibility icon for the community capability column to indicate where different community members have reported contradictory compatibility
- HCL: Additional refinement to the layout and page flow
- HCL: Converted the remainder of the compatibility graphics to transparent PNG
- HCL: Added a HCL Comments Navigation Widget and added it to the sidebar on the HCL homepage

2021-12-08
- HCL: HCL v4.5.1
- HCL: Updated the content of the HCL homepage
- HCL: Converted the HCL homepage from HTML 4.01 tabular into flex
- HCL: Added HCL latest updates Navigation Widget to the sidebar on the HCL homepage
- HCL: Added PayPay donate Widget to the sidebar on the HCL homepage
- HCL: Converted the categories selection layout on the HCL homepage into a cascading series of boxes instead of a list
- HCL: Added a placeholder label to the HCL search box on the HCL homepage
- HCL: Moved version and build info for the HCL to the bottom of the homepage as on the SCL
- HCL: UI improvements to the search results page
- HCL: Fixed the heading/results grid alignment issues on the HCL search results page
- HCL: Added on-hover title attribute for form factor icons on search results
- HCL: Prevented first and last pagination links from activating when there was no need
- HCL: Corrected spacing issues around pagination navigation bar

2021-12-09
- Core: Fixed bug where the text for a new private message notification in the page header appeared outside of the red notification banner on mobile devices
- Core: Simplified the page header code not to rely on empty div boxes and CSS float's
- Core: Removed today's date from the header notification banner

2021-12-14
- News: Added SEO friendly canonical URLs to all news posts and updated relevant code and assets
- News: Updated the review/article scheme.org code on the reviews template
- Reviews: Updated the review/article scheme.org code on the reviews template

2021-12-18
- Reviews: Fixed missing comma in the scheme.org data structure
- SCL: Added offers section to the scheme.org data structure

2021-12-20
- H/PC:Update: Fixed bug in the download manager which was causing invisible timeouts for lard file downloads like ROM images. Resolve underlying timeout issue by buffering the stream write
- Badges: Fixed error that was causing the email notification of a new badge not to trigger
- Badges: Added a latest badges navigation widget to the sidebar on the badges page in the community section
- News: Wired the News Comment error handler into Elara error handing via the main UI so that it displays a highlighted error if there is an issue with a new comment action
- News: Removed code from news.api that was only used once and placed it in to the single instance call stack file
- News: Removed deprecated code from news.api
- News: Converted all news comment fault codes to be negative integers

2021-12-21
- QLink: Fixed redirection bug on the QLink search which was causing 404's

2021-12-22
- SCL: Windows CE version compatibility now lists official compatibility as well as an algorithmic view of whether an app has been reported as compatible by the community. For a community report to count, there has to be more community reports of compatibility than the sum of community reports of partial and incompatibility for the app. This is similar to the new layout in the HCL with the exception being that the SCL support list only displays known compatibility and not incompatibility as with the HCL
- SCL: Ordered the community reported list of device compatibility states by Windows CE version
- SCL: If you hover the mouse over the community reported compatibility tick, cross, tilde or question mark icons, the on-hover will now display the number of votes for compatible, partial compatibility and incompatible for each device/OS version
- SCL: Minor layout improvements to the Compatibility tab

2021-12-23
- SCL: Fixed evaluation order issue that was causing URL's at the end of a comment/text string not to be auto hyperlinked
- HCL: Fixed evaluation order issue that was causing URL's at the end of a comment/text string not to be auto hyperlinked
- HCL: Fixed issue that meant devices were not being presented in SCL search results if they were in the 'other' device form factor category
- News: Fixed evaluation order issue that was causing URL's at the end of a comment/text string not to be auto hyperlinked
- News: Removed mandatory post URL and link name fields from the database in favour of in-line linking to article content
- News: Created new Elara Cache friendly Extended News Loader O-O helper
- News: Converted printer friendly news page to O-O
- News: Converted staff profile news posts read-out section to O-O
- News: Converted news archive page to O-O
- News: Converted the CDF channel to O-O
- News: Converted the main news RSS feed to O-O
- News: Converted News Post Reader page to O-O
- News: Converted the home page new feed to O-O
- News: Changed the cache structure to support the new O-O design

2021-12-24
- News: Added tracking of reply to comment ID in the database
- News: Removed the 600 word comment limit
- News: Enabled automatic hyperlinking, and BBS code for b, i, u, s and url tags to news comments
- News: New recursive loader code for news comment display
- News: News comments can now reply to any comment level hierarchically, not just top level comments
- News: Deprecated and removed news.api - something that has been laying around since HPC:Factor was founded (only 3 more left!)
- News: Layout improvements to comments

2021-12-27
- News: Enhancements to the news comments recursive loading algorithm
- News: Finished implementing the new comment editor code for comments on news posts
- News: Deprecated and removed external commentsmgr code in favour of internalising it in the news item API
- News: Implementation of v1 REST API functions for News Items and News Comments
- News: Comment links on homepage and staff profile page news posts now anchor to the comments section
- Directory: Did a optimisation and rationalisation pass on the directory.api file
- Directory: Activated the present (but not enabled for some reason) code to detect the recommendation of a URL that already exists in the Directory
- Directory: Removed public submit link edit page
- Directory: Removed FTP option from recommend URL page
- Directory: Normalised the UI appearance of the recommend URL page
- UI: Removed FormSet1, FormSet2, FormSet3 and FormSet4 and mode4 settings code as well as commented out code from the main CSS
- The site is 238,621 code lines

2021-12-28
- Directory: Removed all FTP server links from the database
- Directory: Removed all code in recommend code-behind to submit a FTP server
- Directory: Removed all code in the Directory to support handling FTP servers
- Directory: Removed recommend cachelink servicing code
- Directory: Added search indexes to the database for main URLs and Link Names
- Directory: O-O converted the Directory browser
- Directory: Code clean-up, further optimisation, bug fixing and rationalisation to the Directory Browser
- Directory: Removed deprecated CSS from the main style sheet
- Directory: Fixed HTML nesting issue on Directory browser
- Directory: Removed HTML tables from the directory browser in favour of a DIV layout
- Directory: Directory browser UI improvements
- Directory: Added link option to record the link as not working and to jump a URL to the WayBack Machine if the URL isn't working
- Directory: O-O converted and simplified Directory Egress, removed FTP code and added WayBack Machine redirection support
- Directory: Removed deprecated code from directory.api
- Directory: Moved code from directory.api that was only being called by a single script file
- Directory: Improved function naming in directory.api
- HCL: Removed FTP links from the HCD details page

2021-12-29
- Forums: [Bug Fix] Guest posting was causing a crash state due to ASP cookie handling removing spaces from date/time strings for no apparent reason. Converted tracking code to use Unix EPOC time as a workaround
- Forums: Changed the forum back button from an image button into a CSS button - in line with the standard submit/preview/cancel buttons
- Directory: Deprecated and removed directory.api - something that has been laying around since HPC:Factor was founded (only 2 more left)
- Directory: Converted the recommend link 'already exists' check to O-O
- Directory: O-O converted the directory home page and switched to recursive algorithm logic for the tree loader. Removed redundant code
- Directory: Cleaned-up HTML encoding randomness in the Directory Categories database
- Directory: Added Elara error handing
- Directory: Added Search function
- The site is 237,569 code lines

2021-12-30
- HCL: Removed single use code from hcl.api into their respective caller scripts
- HCL: Re-wrote and optimised the category list generator to use recursion, removing redundant list output code

2021-12-31
- HCL: Removed the device list code for the census from hcl.api and
- HCL: Upgraded and distributed the remaining code between HcdCategory and HcdFormFactor models as appropriate
- HCL: Deprecated and removed hcl.api.asp completely (the penultimate one!!!)
- HCL: Converted HcdCategory.getHierarchySelectList() to use O-O ComboBox loading, significantly reducing the line count
- Census: Removed the form box from the Forum Profile Census page that contained all of the Devices in the database and replaced it with the H/PC:Update style REST OEM/Device form selectors - including showing the H/PC photo thumbnail
- Census: Removed hcl.api from the call stack
- Forums: Removed hcl.api from the call stack
- H/PC:Update: Modified JavaScript REST caller code so that its device selection loaders can be shared with Census
- D&S: Overhauled the specifications page, O-O renderer conversion, simplifications and significant line count reduction
- D&S: Overhauled the compare devices page, partial O-O conversion, simplification and lines down to 567
- D&S: Alternate table colouring changed from runtime selection definition based to CSS processed
- D&S: HandheldPc.getHandheldPcOptionsList() to use Elara ComboBox
- D&S: Code improvements to D&S Matrix view including removal of local page CSS into main style sheet
- D&S: [Bug Fix] D&S Matrix viewer was clipping off the end of the Windows CE version number
- D&S: [Bug Fix] D&S Matrix viewer was printing "None Modem" if the device didn't have a modem, instead of printing nothing
- D&S: The compare devices screen size graphic was not factoring unrecorded screen size values in the database so was not sorting or drawing properly
- D&S: Removed local CSS data and redundant CSS code from the D&S Image Grid page and moved the one remaining class to the main style sheet
- D&S: Code optimisations to the D&S Image Grid page
- D&S: Added on-hover device OEM/name pop-up to images in the image grid
- D&S: Converted the layout to CSS Flex instead of controlling the line breaks in code
- The site is 236,719 code lines
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2021-12-01
- D&S: O-O conversion of support API and deprecation of devices.api (the last one woo hoo, no more 2004!)
- D&S: Added missing UI elements to allow the user to change the matrix view between Clamshell, Sub-notebook and Tablet (all the code was there, the UI links were never added! >_< )
- D&S: Minor code optimisations
- D&S: Fixed database character encoding issue for Compaq C120+2, C120+4 and the bSquare Maui
- H/PC:Update: v2.0.1. Removed initialise.asp as an external loader entity for HPCu in favour of moving the init script into the default document header
- Toolkit: Removed the entire Web Tools code and functionality from the site as it is complex to maintain and is consuming resources by non-HPC:Factor community members with no intrinsic benefit to the site other than the power bill and higher click count.
- The site is 235,389 code lines

2021-12-02
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.2 based upon the CESD prototype from February 2021

2021-12-03
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.3

2021-12-04
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.4

2021-12-05
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.5

2021-12-06
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.6

2021-12-07
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.7

2021-12-08
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.8

2021-12-09
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.9

2021-12-10
- Mimas: Alpha 0.1.10

2021-12-12
- Mobile: Removed the entire section from the server
- Reviews: Removed artwork section from the server
- Interface: Removed all of the old Archimedes code from the server. Cleaned up deprecated includes. Moved 5 orphaned style settings function into the kernel temporarily
- Mimas: Beta 0.1.10
- Mimas: Switched the Editorial namespace to run from Mimas.
- The site is 246,845 code lines

2021-12-13
- Mimas: Fixed non-functional meta data template checkboxes
- Mimas: Added navigation widget to the sidebar to show creation and preview buttons
- Mimas: Additional HTML Entity additions as required by porting
- Mimas: Added some initial styles to the style sheet
- Mimas: Modified the reviews/editorial pages to display necessary output from Mimas meta data so as to automate the layout
- Reviews: Modified the Reviews Author Navigation widget to load from Mimas meta data

2021-12-14
- Mimas: [Bug Fix] The save algorithm would be unable to save a new revision if the article saved but failed to commit an initial revision
- Mimas: Additional HTML Entity additions as required by porting

2021-12-16
- Forums: Added an IP address quality check step to the registration process form that checks the current user IP against https://www.stopforumspam.com/ and checks to see whether the IP address has been used to register an account in recent history. This is because we are still seeing repeated registrations of accounts from a single IP address from SPAMers who are manually bothering to go through the pre-validation process, Google reCaptcha process etc. Though I'm really not sure why they do it because nothing that they do ever makes search engines, especially since profile access from Google was blocked about 6 years ago. I guess tradition and "because they told me to" trumps economics after all.
- Mimas: Additional HTML Entity additions as required by porting
- Mimas: Added auto-URL parser from a browser URL copy/paste
- Mimas: Modified the reviews/hardware and reviews/software pages to display necessary output from Mimas meta data so as to automate the layout
- The site is 230,356 code lines

2021-12-17
- Reviews: Added XML sitemap and submitted to Google & Bing
- Reviews: Latest reviews navigation widget converted to use Mimas
- Forums: [Bug Fix] Latest Review banner in the header control and notify region was crashing the forum because the code wasn't updated to source from Mimas

2021-12-19
- Info: Removed the old contact page and replaced it with a reCAPTCHA secured web form

2021-12-20
- Mimas: Added runtime extension/plug-in system for enhancing document rendering
- Mimas: Added CurrencyConversion extension
- Mimas: Added Marbl extension
- Mimas: Replaced hard coded Archimedes calls in Mimas revisions to use runtime extensions for convertCurrency and marbl
- Mimas: Added ParsedBody property to CmsRevision
- The site is 230,472 code lines

2021-12-21
- Mimas: Modified the rendering order for a revision so that extensions can init before the drawing of the HTML head tag, allowing code injection
- Mimas: Added HpcFactorDonations extension
- Mimas: Added UserData extension

2021-12-22
- Mimas: Changed the loader logic to omit trailing slashes from all loads, regardless of URLRewrite condition
- Mimas: Modified the /info/ pages to display necessary output from Mimas meta data so as to automate the layout
- The site is 224,995 code lines
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