# Is https breaking certian links?

#### Aleph(0)

Joined Mar 14, 2015
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So I just contacted HP off list and she says link is good cuz she tested it after making post and later on when she looked back to see if I had replied yet. Anyhow she says maybe https transition is causing my problem cuz I get message like _you don't have permission to veiw page blah blah blah_ which is exactly what happens when following links to deleted posts

So HP says she'll try to get on here soon to test it again but I'm asking if anyone else has same problem cuz it seems like bug but HP says it's all good with FF and that's browser I'm using

Here's quote of post containing link so to test plz click on big _THIS_ in quote
Hey @Aleph(0)
Thought you might find interesting? -- Albeit less than imminent, the 'writing' is, most distinctly, 'on the wall'... The prodigy of Crookes, Rontgen and Coolidge is destined to 'fall' - Last as it was was first; and with it, the final 'bastion' of The Age of The Electron Tube

Drollery aside, it really is quite poignant -- I'm old enough to recall early (commercially available) LEDs -- which being, as they were, little more than under-performing 'pilot lamps' -- laboratory curiosities at best... Little did I imagine that in three decade's time they'd offer legitimate competition to HID illumination technology!

In parallel fashion, perhaps one day you'll occasion to regale incredulous twenty-somethings with accounts of other days finding x-ray sources fashioned of glass and heavy metal -- away back when personal communication devices were carried as accessories - as opposed to implants

No need to remind me that 'you told me so'

Talk atcha in a few days!

Wistfully
HP

So now I want to say I'm very happy abt https change! So if this is just like _teething problem_ I understand how that goes but I say secured protocol is excellent move! TNX!

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#### bertus

Joined Apr 5, 2008
22,120
Hello,

@Aleph(0) , the link you show goes to the AAC contributers forum.
You do not have permission to view that forum.

Bertus

#### Aleph(0)

Joined Mar 14, 2015
597
Hello,

@Aleph(0) , the link you show goes to the AAC contributers forum.
You do not have permission to view that forum.

Bertus
Tnx bertus but I don't understand cuz I've been registered on here almost 2 years and haven't had problems posting and reading messages on any forums b4? So I'm asking plz explain what I'm doing wrong now? Cuz if you mean message is on hidden forum how can I get access? TNX!

#### bertus

Joined Apr 5, 2008
22,120
Hello,

The AAC contributers forum is used to preview articles that are prepared for publication on the AAC.
Selected members can give remarks on what to change or improve on the articles, before publication.

Bertus

#### Aleph(0)

Joined Mar 14, 2015
597
Hello,

The AAC contributers forum is used to preview articles that are prepared for publication on the AAC.
Selected members can give remarks on what to change or improve on the articles, before publication.

Bertus
Tnx bertus! I don't know if proofreading for site is like they say _for me_ or not and anyhow my post count is probably too low so I totally understand abt not being invited to special forum. What I don't understand though is why @Hypatia's Protege pointed me to post I can't access! So I guess that's between her and I!

Bertus since HP might not have time to be back on here today could you do me a favor by copying post HP wanted me to see to EHT thread? Tnx!

#### Hypatia's Protege

Joined Mar 1, 2015
3,226
@Aleph(0)

The post in question is now quoted in the EHT... thread

What I don't understand though is why @Hypatia's Protege pointed me to post I can't access! So I guess that's between her and I!
Well ya see - it was an oversight - may I be forgiven? --- Now, if you don't mind, I have a few offline responsibilities to attend to....K?

Tolerantly
HP

#### Aleph(0)

Joined Mar 14, 2015
597
HP Thanks!

#### Wendy

Joined Mar 24, 2008
23,079
@jrap This is my informal blog

Wendy's Index

the last ebtry is a link to a TI abstract I thought was interesting.the link no longer works. Any idea why?

Sine Wave Oscillators,a TI abstract

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#### #12

Joined Nov 30, 2010
18,224
plz explain what I'm doing wrong now?
I had a political disagreement with The Orange Team and was banished from The Contributors Forum, so it's obviously not about post count either. It has been well over a year since that regime change and I still don't know how anybody contributes to that area. From what I've seen lately, I also don't know if anybody proofreads. To me, it's just a part of the site I never explore.

#### Aleph(0)

Joined Mar 14, 2015
597
I still don't know how anybody contributes to that area. From what I've seen lately, I also don't know if anybody proofreads. To me, it's just a part of the site I never explore.
#12 I have same problem with that f'king tutorial So I know I'd be bad bet for content creation

so it's obviously not about post count either.
#12 from what you're saying you just didn't get along or fit in over there or whatever? But I wasn't invited in first place WHICH IS TOTALLY OK since I'm _stuck_ in my faux fora persona of like a developmentally disabled adolescent which I'm not real happy abt but I made my bed and all that! Anyhow I can totally understand how the _voices of AAC_ shouldn't include Alephspeak

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#### #12

Joined Nov 30, 2010
18,224
#12 from what you're saying you just didn't get along or fit in over there or whatever?
I think I caught machinemadchen on a day when she was seriously over tired. I was speaking in a subtle, HP sort of way, and she dismissed me as, "off topic" simply because she didn't understand my point. I told her that the entire Orange Team was off topic because her project here is worthless without the AAC fora and the AAC fora are still one of the best sites on the Internet without the Orange Team.

So yes, I have done content creation here comprising probably several hundred schematics, but The Orange Team seems to be a completely $eparate enterpri$e. They seem to be packaging info-blurbs for money while I give it away for free. The biggest difference I have seen is that the fora are inherently peer reviewed and the info-blurbs aren't even vetted for functionality. Rather than invest my efforts in people who don't want to hear from me, and with whom I am in direct competition, I just ignore that part of the website.

#### Hypatia's Protege

Joined Mar 1, 2015
3,226
I think I caught machinemadchen on a day when she was seriously over tired. I was speaking in a subtle, HP sort of way, and she dismissed me as, "off topic" simply because she didn't understand my point..
Hey @#12 I well recall that -- That said, I was under the impression your resignation from the contributor forum was voluntary? -- For all that, I'm pleased to note that said forum has matured into a professional, cooperative, and, non-antagonistic community on all sides - Perhaps you should consider re-enrollment if only for another look?

I told her that the entire Orange Team was off topic because her project here is worthless without the AAC fora and the AAC fora are still one of the best sites on the Internet without the Orange Team.
Sincerely - I hear you! -- On the other hand if the present (IMO reasonable) 'extent' of commercialism keeps the site alive and well then more power to it! -- It is nice to think that all the work put into, for instance, the 'EHT PSU Tutorial' has a well-nigh permanent 'home' -- I can but assume other members share similar sentiments as regard their blogs, articles, E-book contributions, etc... -- to say nothing of our continuing contributions to the on-topic fora...

Very best regards
HP

#### #12

Joined Nov 30, 2010
18,224
I was under the impression your resignation from the contributor forum was voluntary?
Perhaps you should consider re-enrollment if only for another look?
I vehemently disagreed with their operating philosophy, but they slammed the door on my fingers as I left. There might be some way for me to access that feature, but I have no interest in begging them to let me work for (nearly) free. I can do that right here on the fora.

#### Hypatia's Protege

Joined Mar 1, 2015
3,226
I vehemently disagreed with their operating philosophy, but they slammed the door on my fingers as I left. There might be some way for me to access that feature, but I have no interest in begging them to let me work for (nearly) free. I can do that right here on the fora.
Of course that's entirely your call -- My comments were merely by way of advising you that it has 'settled' into quite another (vastly improved) 'world' post-transition...

Best regards
HP

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#### Hypatia's Protege

Joined Mar 1, 2015
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#### #12

Joined Nov 30, 2010
18,224
On my word
I would never doubt your honesty.
Sometimes I disagree with your POV, but I never doubt it's your POV and as honest as you know how.

#### Wendy

Joined Mar 24, 2008
23,079
@jrap
It is fot me I just had to update this.
How I make PCBs
Every single picture link was broken. Is there a find function to find http: and replace them with https:? Ihave been writing here for a while and use a lot o pictures.my eyesight suffered due to the stroke.

#### Hypatia's Protege

Joined Mar 1, 2015
3,226
Every single picture link was broken. Is there a find function to find http: and replace them with https:?
@Wendy

FWIW The easiest way I've found is to cut the post's contents (editor in 'BB code mode') , paste same into a new MS Word document, preform the required 'search and replace' then paste the resultant code back into the post editor - note that selection of Word's 'match whole word' option is advisable inasmuch as 'http' is a substring of' 'https'...

One may, of course, use the word processor of their choice

Hope this is of some assistance!
HP