Prat 3.0

585 - bug with altnames when public note is like 'Someone's friend'

Submitted Via

Curse Client 5.1.1.370, Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1

Installed Version

3.4.25

Description

the guild im in lists friends in the public note as "X's friend" prat altnames is misinterpreting this as an alt name i changed:

local cleanpubnote = publicnote:match(Prat.AnyNamePattern)
to
local cleanpubnote = publicnote
as a temporary workaround that has worked for my situation, but it wont work for everyone. suggest a proper fix.

Steps to Reproduce

set someones pubname to be "Blah's friend" altnames strips the 's friend part, and assume that this character is the alt of Blah

Installed Addons

Addon Control Panel - 3.3.17 ArkInventory - 3.02.91 Armory QuickLink - 2.1-40300 Atlas - v1.21.1 Auctionator - Version 3.0.0 AutoCombatLogger - 0.1 BadBoy: Anti Spam Blocker & Reporter - v10.000 BadBoy_CCleaner: Filter Crap From Chat - v3.60 BadBoy_Levels: Filter Whispers By Level - v2.90 CombustionHelper - CombustionHelper 2.9.1 Coordinates - 1.6.1 Deadly Boss Mods - 4.10.12 Deadly Boss Mods - WotLK, BC and Vanilla mods - DBM-v4-r399 Old Content Mods Decursive - 2.7.0.5 DisableCutScenes - 1.2 epgp (dkp reloaded) - epgp-5.7.1 Explorer Coords - v1.36.2 GatherMate2 - 1.16.2 GatherMate2_Data - v10.3 LootList - LootList 1.2.5 Magic Runes - 1.0.91 Omen Threat Meter - v3.1.6 OmniCC - 4.3.2 oRA3 - r516 Overachiever - achievement tools and tweaks - v0.65 Pawn - 1.5.20 PlayerScore - Version 4.11.02 Postal - v3.4.13 Power Auras Classic - 4.23 Prat 3.0 - 3.4.25 Quartz - 3.0.8 RaidBuffStatus - v4.33 RatingBuster - 1.6.7 Rawr (Official) - v0.72 Recount - v4.3.0d release RecountGuessedAbsorbs - v4.2 release Simple iLevel - 3.0.14 Tidy Plates - 6.6.2 Tidy Plates: Threat Plates - 5.5 VuhDo - VuhDo 2.138

User When Change
sylvanaar Jun 30, 2012 at 15:33 UTC Changed description:
  prat altnames is misinterpreting this as an alt name

  i changed:
- local cleanpubnote = publicnote:match(Prat.AnyNamePattern)
+ <pre>local cleanpubnote = publicnote:match(Prat.AnyNamePattern)</pre>
  to
- local cleanpubnote = publicnote
+ <pre>local cleanpubnote = publicnote</pre>
  as a temporary workaround that has worked for my situation, but it wont work for everyone.
sylvanaar Jun 30, 2012 at 15:32 UTC
Anythingss Jun 26, 2012 at 11:33 UTC Create

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Last updated
Jun 30, 2012
Reported
Jun 26, 2012
Status
Accepted - Problem reproduced / Need acknowledged.
Type
Defect - A shortcoming, fault, or imperfection
Priority
Medium - Normal priority.
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0
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