File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes Ranch Office and the fly likes Changing the name of the user Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » This Site » Ranch Office
Bookmark "Changing the name of the user" Watch "Changing the name of the user" New topic

Changing the name of the user

Tom Kowalski
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 17, 2009
Posts: 72
Hello. I would like to notice, that although this forum let the user to change his 'name', it is not working 100% correct. All 'old' posts are being changed, so the name of their author is changed, but the part 'This message was edited 2 times. Last update was at <<date>> by XXX YYYY', where 'XXX YYYY' points to the 'old' name of the user. You should definittly change it!.

Andrew Monkhouse
author and jackaroo
Marshal Commander

Joined: Mar 28, 2003
Posts: 11778

I'll add it to the backlog of items that we would like our volunteers to work on. Unfortunately this list grows faster than our volunteer staff finds spare time to work on issues, so I cannot give an estimate on when (or even if) this will get fixed.

The Sun Certified Java Developer Exam with J2SE 5: paper version from Amazon, PDF from Apress, Online reference: Books 24x7 Personal blog
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective

Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 33113

That text is stored as part of the post. The JForum software doesn't consider it a username. It's not really a bug; it's more of a design decision from the JForum team.

Easy solution: don't edit posts .

[OCA 8 book] [Blog] [JavaRanch FAQ] [How To Ask Questions The Smart Way] [Book Promos]
Other Certs: SCEA Part 1, Part 2 & 3, Core Spring 3, TOGAF part 1 and part 2
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Changing the name of the user
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition