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#1 Rock2000   Members   


Posted 16 September 1999 - 08:04 AM

I saw that CJ also had this problem. I posted two message replies yesterday, and I can't see either of them, even though the msg count incremented. What happened?


#2 Dave Astle   Distinguished Rhino   

Posted 14 September 1999 - 01:49 PM

What thread(s) did you make replies to? That would help me try to figure out what happened.

#3 Rock2000   Members   


Posted 14 September 1999 - 05:12 PM

Rats, you missed it. I just checked now and I can see them, but they were about a day late (at least for my viewing).

They were both to the DirectX/OpenGL/.... group, one on 'OpenGL emulation', and the other on 'DX video modes and monitor'.

It says they were posted 9/13 around 12:00 noon (I guess that's about right. I didn't keep track), but as off this original post I still couldn't see them, or the posts following my two either.

Let's see if this reply posts.


#4 Rock2000   Members   


Posted 15 September 1999 - 06:03 PM

Alright, it happened again (or close to it anyway). In the DirectX group again, in the post 'Physical to video memory blit'. I posted a reply yesterday, which DID show up when I posted it, but I came back now, there are more followups, but I can't see anything except the 1st two replies. I think it's missing my reply and all the following replies.

Look quick, before it corrects itself. I don't want to end up looking like I'm making this stuff up, but it's anoying.


#5 Anonymous Poster_Anonymous Poster_*   Guests   

Posted 15 September 1999 - 06:56 PM

I had this problem a while back until I realized... DUH ... I needed to hit the reload button. It solved my problem maybe it will solve yours too.


#6 Rock2000   Members   


Posted 16 September 1999 - 03:03 AM

While that does sound like something I would do, in this case I did try to reload quite a few times. It just won't send me the info. It certainly seems to revolve around my posts, but I don't know anything about java or cookies or whatever might be causing this.

Did you happen to look at the msg thread I described? I'm curious if its just my viewing that's screwed up, or if everyone is seeing what I'm seeing. I just checked, and my message is still missing from the 'physical to vid mem' msgs, and since somebody replied to the 'dx and monitor' post, as of now I can't see anything after my reply again in that thread.

What's going on???


#7 Dave Astle   Distinguished Rhino   

Posted 16 September 1999 - 06:54 AM

I'm not sure what is going on. I can see your posts in the threads you've mentioned, so I don't know why you can't. Try clearing your memory and disk cache and see if that makes a difference.

#8 Anonymous Poster_Anonymous Poster_*   Guests   

Posted 16 September 1999 - 08:04 AM

Next time it happens try holding down shift while you press reload... This generally does a better job at making a page reload...

Stupid design on the part of netscape and microsoft I agree but pressing shift-reload is a convention for telling the browser to reload whether or not it thinks you have the latest copy of the page.
( I don't recall having reload not work in the latest versions of ie and netscape, but I know they used to get confused. )

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