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Phantom "server problem" messages?

Sometimes I'll try to post and iJournal will tell me "there was a server problem, please try again later" - and will tell me this as many times as I try, no matter how long I wait - when the servers appear to be fine, and posting from a different client, or restarting iJournal and posting, works fine.

It seems to happen only when I've been away for a long time. I don't think it was happening before I enabled the "check friends" option; I'm disabling it now just to make sure it's a relevant factor. My hardware is a DVI TiBook. The only aspect of my usage which I know to be unusal is that I frequently switch accounts using "Login As". I am running 1.49.

Is this a known problem. Are other users experiencing the same thing? Is there a fix or workaround?


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Aug. 19th, 2002 06:31 pm (UTC)
I've noticed this problem too - I thoguht it might be related to my keeping iJournal open all the time over reconnects and sleep-periods. It's not consistent though (but I do use 'checkfriends')...

I find that quitting then reopening iJournal fixes it.
Aug. 19th, 2002 06:46 pm (UTC)
I've encountered it without the machine going to sleep or reconnecting at any point. It did go to the screensaver, and possibly some level of powersaving, but no sleep.

I successfully provoked it just now by posting to one journal, going to sleep, waking up, logging in as another user, and attempting to post to that journal. This was with checkfriends turned off. But I tried the same thing twice more and haven't reproduced it again.
Aug. 19th, 2002 07:28 pm (UTC)
I've also had instances where I get the 'server not responding' error, yet the post I was attempting to upload made it in any event in v. 1.48.

I've.. err.. not been using 1.49 as actively...
Aug. 19th, 2002 09:31 pm (UTC)
Bob should take a look at the friend event machine... right bob? right!

Someone should start using the sourceforge bug tracker for things like this so it doesn't get forgotten.
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Aug. 24th, 2002 08:34 pm (UTC)
At the risk of sounding like an AOLer (no offense to any here) ...
Me too -- Powerbook DVI here. Formerly on 10.1.5, haven't run it long enough on 10.2 to see if it does it or not. 1.49.
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