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    Zero: you're looking at edge cases thougn surely?
    If we match [\s^]@(\w+) then it won't match tom@smoothwall.net or BETT @ Olympia, but would match @ZeroHour. We don't *really* need to warn the handful of non-js-users that this is a special metacharacter do we?

    shinobi:
    That's similar to my suggestion involving being able to "@" groups - likes it I does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom_newton View Post
    Zero: you're looking at edge cases thougn surely?
    If we match [\s^]@(\w+) then it won't match tom@smoothwall.net or BETT @ Olympia, but would match @ZeroHour. We don't *really* need to warn the handful of non-js-users that this is a special metacharacter do we?

    shinobi:
    That's similar to my suggestion involving being able to "@" groups - likes it I does.
    In effect a distribution list for admins / mods and the same for companies / sponsors like cp ltd etc

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    Implemented now. Please use @<username>;

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    @ZeroHour: cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    @zerohour cool
    You have to use a semi colon at the end. So, @plexer:

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    Yeah edited it

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    @ZeroHour: nice one.. now.. how about @smoothwall?

    ooh, it's case sensitive folks, watch yer caps - gah, mine no workee
    Last edited by tom_newton; 11th June 2010 at 01:08 PM.

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    @tom_newton: you need to add a semicolon at the end eg @ tom_newton ;

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    @tom_newton: test

    Yeh its not case sensitive. I will think about smoothwall but initially the simplest way would be for me to make you a dummy account to a mail list.

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    @danrhodes: mine doesn't work?
    Last edited by danrhodes; 11th June 2010 at 12:47 PM.

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    @danrhodes:

    make sure it starts with an @ and ends with ; (semi-colon)

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    Ahhh semi colon, I ended mine with a normal :

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    Quote Originally Posted by danrhodes View Post
    Ahhh semi colon, I ended mine with a normal :
    Yeh it changes it when you submit and it finds a username. Not sure why yet but I have asked.

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    Grah, semicolon vs. colon oddity, it is odd that it alters it like that.

    Distribution list would be fun, perhaps once the support forum goes live?

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