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  1. #1

    URL restrictions on new members

    Posting URL's

    Can anything be done to refine the restriction on new members posting threads containing URL's?

    I understand why the restriction exists, but I wanted to share a neat script I made and because it has wget features in it, I can't post it even if it is contained in a code block.

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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Jul 2004
    Either at home or at work or down the pub
    Can new members attach text files?
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    Linux Guru coopstah13's Avatar
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    NH, USA
    I was fairly sure you could post anything that was inside of code tags, because it is all converted to plaintext anyway.

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  5. #4
    Join Date
    May 2004
    arch linux
    This issue has been discussed in depth in the Admin Forum on several occasions, and it's unlikely that the 15-posts requirement for posting URLs will be lowered. However, other refinements or plugin options are not out the question.

    Edit: one thing that you can do already is add an attachment to your post with any of the following file types (as long as the file size is not too large):

    bmp bz2 deb doc gif gz jpe jpeg jpg pdf png psd rpm txt zip
    Last edited by oz; 12-23-2009 at 08:02 PM.

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