This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
... at least in the two XML forums. It's very easy to have something like <xsl:value-of> turn into a smiley. A lot of people don't bother correcting their posts after this happens, and even if you do, there are now extra white space characters that have to be removed. [ November 05, 2002: Message edited by: Ron Newman ]
At the bottom of the "Post A Reply" page under the smilies is a checkbox " Disable smilies in this post." Each post must disable their smilies on an individual basis. Turning off smilies by forum is not an option. Of course, we could disable smilies altogether...
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Why would it be hard to enable or disable it depending on the forum? (I assume you have the source code for the UBB software, if it's in Perl.) Also, when I edit a post, it doesn't remember that smilies should be turned off.