[bksvol-discuss] Thoughts on Problems submitting

  • From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 09:38:45 -0500

You know I have experienced patty's problem, and it seems to not to have 
anything to do with the typical reasons for not uploading a file.

I actually found, that the next time, on a different day, things actually 
worked, and I didn't change anything.

This is a problem, that myself, Sharon Jackson, Robert Tweedy, and Bud Shaub 
have all had, as well as Pratik, I suspect it is something to do within the 
site, and not with us.

As we have all tried the solutions of.

1. Browsing to the file name.
2. Making file name eight letters
3. Not included ISBN or reformated it
4. Cleaned out cookies and Temporary Internet files
5. Checked size of short synopsis
6. If .rtf removed layout info.

And normally at least for me when I get the error there is no "error" later 
on down the page to clue you into the fact that something is amiss.  I have 
had this problem since December when you all had that really bad crash.

Shelley L. Rhodes and Judson, guiding golden
Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
Graduate Advisory Council

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to
stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.

      -- Vance Havner
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Scialli" <Peter.s@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 5:32 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Didn't work

    If you look further down the error page, you will find the word Error
again.  IT should tell you exactly what the problem is.  Often, it is that
the ISBN number is not in the right format.  Another potential problem is a
hidden or missed character in the file name such that browsing to the file
rather than typing it in might help.  Let me know.

Peter M. Scialli, Ph.D.
Associate, Technical Projects, Bookshare.org

A Project of The Benetech Initiative - Technology Serving Humanity
peter @benetech.org

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patti Johnson" <razz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 5:13 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Didn't work

> My idea didn't work.  This time it acted like it didn't want to upload at
> all, like the button wasn't working.  Then finally it said all fields
> weren't filled out correctly.  I don't get it.  They are correct, as best
> I know.  Sorry to vent, but I am at a loss as  to what to do.
> Patti
> You can't bounce the bounce if you can't pronounce the bounce.  --From The
> Tigger Movie

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