Followup — He Was Right, Comments Were Broken

So, I got email from my sister letting me know that my blog's comment-submit process was broken. This must be what my mystery fan referred to in his kind message to me this morning.

It turns out that I'd introduced a bug into my comment-processing mechanism the other day. It's fixed now, but I really can't apologize enough. The poor guy tried to submit his “you're a jackass” comment 11 times, and after it failing through no fault of his own, you certainly can't begrudge him the subsequent “you suck” he tacked on.

My sister tried to submit a comment a few times, after which she sent the email. The comment was about the “you're a jackass” post, and was to the effect that “Well, I guess Mom has an email account now....”. Ouch! 🙂

Otherwise, the failed-comment log had only spam comments, all of which were rejected due to the bug, but would have been rejected anyway due to my anti-spam stuff. There were about 120 per day. Ugh. It's so easy to stop spambots, if everyone did then they'd go away. I should post about it...

All 2 comments so far, oldest first...

You suck!


— comment by Jeremy Zawodny on May 10th, 2006 at 11:11pm JST (17 years, 10 months ago) comment permalink

Hah, you have no idea. Wait until you see my next post (appearing momentarily)

— comment by Jeffrey Friedl on May 10th, 2006 at 11:27pm JST (17 years, 10 months ago) comment permalink
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