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Great, Nina, thanks! I saw Mark’s beta update about the fix and wondered whether it was related to my comment. “Weird errors” should always be fixed. 😊
As you may have seen, I just posted in beta about whether or not what happens when someone with a banned domain tries to subscribe is actually what we want to happen. I’m not sure about it. That’s obviously a discussion for beta, but just wanted to connect all the dots here.
On Jan 30, 2021, at 6:47 AM, Nina E <nina.eppes@...> wrote:
I added notes about the effects of banning on a member to the Banning a member section under Banning and unbanning members in the Owners Manual. Mark fixed the weird error that J mentioned (I encountered it, too, during my testing).
Thanks for the feedback!
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Subject: Re: [docs] Add information on result of banning a domain #suggestion
But unfortunately, a weird error message is displayed. I/you/we might suggest updating that error message on beta.
Duane, you're right. I just tested that. Which just proves that this needs to be documented. :)
On Sat, Jan 23, 2021 at 10:16 AM, J_Catlady wrote:
It would be helpful to add similar information there, about the effect on a groups.io account holder of banning them from a particular group (namely, they see the join/apply button if and only if they're logged in, etc,).
If they're logged in on the email/account that's banned, I don't think they can even get to the group home page.