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Everyone should now see an extra horizontal bar at the top of the screen -- the Panther (10.3) Hints bar. This will stay at the top of the pages for quite a while as the transition is made. Here's what each link in the bar does:
  • See new hints -- Takes you to the Panther meta-hint to see a running list of all new Panther hints
  • See older hints -- Runs a search for the Panther-proven phrase to show all older hints that have been tagged as compatible.
  • Hint works in Panther -- Opens an email form so you can easily tell us that a given hint works with Panther. Please remember to copy and paste the URL from the page into the email!
  • Hint fails in Panther -- The opposite of the previous; let us know that a hint breaks in Panther (again, don't forget the URL!).
Hopefully this will help ease the Panther transition on the site, but I obviously need your help to make it work -- use the links to notiify me as you play around with the older hints, and I'll add one of the two Panther-proven tags to the hint, as appropriate:

Panther proven!
  

Panther broken!
So please help me help you -- send in updates when you find hints that work or don't work in 10.3...
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Authored by: leenoble_uk on Oct 27, '03 09:49:03AM

You could have the URL generate in the email automagically.
[a href="mailto:panther@macosxhints.com?subject=Works in Panther&body=<?php echo $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI]; ?>"]Hint works in Panther[/a]

just a thought.

You may have to string a couple of PHP variables together to get the full URL including arguments but it is possible I'm sure.
Posted plain text on purpose.



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Authored by: leenoble_uk on Oct 27, '03 10:56:16AM

Actually you could just post the story ID in the email since that variable is already to hand...

[a href="mailto:panther@macosxhints.com?subject=Works on Panther&body=<?php echo ($_GET['story']?"Story ID is: ".$_GET['story']."\n":"Please return to the website and choose a hint page first."); ?>"]Hint works in Panther[/a]

Lee



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New Panther info bar added...
Authored by: aranor on Oct 27, '03 07:09:59PM

How about a See Broken Hints link so we can see what hints don't work anymore?



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Authored by: robg on Oct 27, '03 07:30:46PM
Just search on Panther Broken! and set the pop-up menu to "Exact phrase" on the Advanced Search page, and you've got it. I'll add a link soon, too, but right now there aren't any marked (that's tonight's project).

-rob.

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