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Woodsman last won the day on December 28 2015

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About Woodsman

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    Old soldiers never die; they just fade away. Douglas MacArthur
  • Birthday 11/15/1956

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    Ripon, Wisconsin
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    Fishing, Outdoor life, hunting. Not because I am a sportsman, but the peacefulness and relaxation that comes with it.

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  1. Marketplace developer by day, privacy attorney by night? I feel there should be some cape twirling. 🙂 Comments like this I bit my tongue and moved on in the past but now with a probable security concern Wow! As for the Privacy and data protection you pointed out... As of late we have been reading on the (So called) New and Improved Zendesk Support System that IPS has migrated to for their own lazy reasons. But as Lindy keeps trying to get us to believe IPS's own support system takes a back seat to Zendesk support integration and out weighs any security concerns we may have. Well lets take Zendesk's Privacy and Data Protection Policy smokescreen that Lindy thinks we should follow Yep I brought it up again that word follow you know the word they use when sending sheep to slaughter? We can get back on that another day. Back to the Privacy and Data Protection Policy. What is Service Data? Key phrases: any information, including personal data, which is stored in or transmitted via the Zendesk services, by, or on behalf of, our customers. Sorry but the phrase "and their end-users" can't possibly apply here being we as IPS customers / Clients were never notified or given advanced warning that our personal information and data was going to be given out to a 3rd party organization. Who owns and controls Service Data? What kind of BS is this? Sure while Invision otherwise known a the customer has control of such data... OK lets dig into this a bit more. Now here is where followers start to become sheep. As we all know in the Invision Community as in our own forum sites just because a member quits a forum site does not necessarily means his content is automatically and magically go with him or her. It along with other information and will remain and be retained per local and federal laws IE sales and commissions. Also being I live here in the US the EU's GDPR does not apply here. Who are Zendesk’s sub-processors? I find this rather interesting ad disturbing at the same time... The short meaning to this statement is Zendesk is a data farm. This applies to Invision Community Services only, being they are the subscribed customer. We as IPS Clients are the sheep with no to very little control or say in the matter. Customers Only can obtain this list. So being IPS is the customer and we are not... Tough luck Charlie go ask Invision for this information..... How does Zendesk use Service Data? Lets begin, this one is interesting. What improvements can be made using personal data? If IPS the customer is a subscribed customer, they already know us as a client and should already have this information. And Invision needs to inquire information from Zendesk for what reason again? What related services are collecting our personal information? What steps does Zendesk take to secure Service Data? Go up to Lucas James post https://www.zendesk.com/blog/security-update-2019/ to see how the data is really secured. Word for word. Where will Service Data be stored? Hey Hold on Partner... Neither Lindy or anyone else from IPS staff asked for my permission to have my personal data transferred or copied to another server supposedly secure or otherwise. How does Zendesk Respond to Information Requests Oh! Really! Again, data obtained behind my back and without my knowledge or approval. Sure, by getting customers like IPS to knowingly or unknowingly gather information of their clients. Protect customers from what? As of this time in my 62 years 63 in a few days on this planet I have only 2 entities to answer to... My God Almighty and my country of the USA of where I reside and trust in its laws. As a Natural born US citizen and a US Army Vet I do not recognize such Criminal acts as FISA. How does Zendesk respond to legal requests for Service Data? BTW I have read this in reality it is a Zendesk’s TOS and has nothing to actually do with law or personal liberties and rights. Master Subscription Agreement As an end-user I have to disagree being I was not informed by IPS of this undertaking nor IPS obtaining my permission to use my personal data in this manner Did you see this? "You must not use or authorize any use of the Services." Just one question for Zendesk then. How do I permanently remove my data from their server? But then again I bit my tongue over the years and saw many good things come then go. Read all the excuses for change and why it had to be, how this is what the majority wants along with all the BS I grew to be tired of. This is just one more sad day in the life and times of Invision Power Services. Lindy just one question for you. If an organization as large a the VA can't get me to give up my personal information what in Gods Creation makes you think you can?
  2. Before anyone has the chance to say "Yes but that then and this is now" Hackers are getting smarter everyday. So it would be quite ignorant for somebody to say it can't or won't happen again. It is not a matter of if it will happen again but only when. Funny a few years ago a doctor at the Milwaukee VA told me that she could not treat me anymore unless I used the Kiosk system rather than the appointment desk . Well lady it was nice knowing you. The situation stemmed from where I could see on an angle the information other vets were typing in. If I could see their information then they can see mine.
  3. This topic drove me to making one, kinda slick.... Rather than a fluent slide up like the old btt its like an automatic snap.... I just may keep it... I have to wonder though.... back in the day how many people actually used it?
  4. Anyone know how to revive a dead Seagate terabyte? 958 gigs of everything from Invision Power installs from 2.1 through 4.0 with all apps along with the early Nexus downloads not to mention a ton of psd files and other important stuff. I built a desktop clean airbox took it apart and found the pickups were bent.... At present looking for a doner tb with the attempt to bring it back. Then again Have no idea if any of the platters were destroyed. But it would be interesting to see what can be recovered.
  5. Les Paul was born and raised in the same city I came from. Waukesha, Wisconsin.
  6. All additional licenced applications are only available to that primary license. Example: If you purchase Pages and Blogs for Community License A you are entitled to those apps for that particular license. If you purchased Commerce, Downloads and Gallery for Community License B you are entitled to those apps for that particular license. Unfortunately Applications are not transferable between Community licenses.
  7. I'd have to find a way to keep it from my wife or it will be gone in the first 12 hours.
  8. Ahh but the answer is as clear as the gray in my beard my mogul friend... Just look deep into the black hole
  9. I have 4 APC older models that I will not part with. Just like the Energizer Bunny they just keep on keepin' ON!
  10. Speaking of Dark days... He gave me nightmares in 4.0 of a globalTemplate.phtml and CSS rules crawling under the bed, coming out of the closet then slipping through the cracks in the walls.... But I came up with a fix for that.
  11. Wow you found one after Lindy lost his hair....
  12. Are you Sure????.... Kidding. Funny I had quite a few extreme modification between my 4.0 to 4.1 and 4.2 themes. But if you say so I can't argue....
  13. Actually @Charles was just a wee bit mistaken in the time line. 4 years ago 4.0 was introduced. In 2016 4.2 came out with a new framework. 4.3 this framework was improved upon. So no it is not quite 4 years. Are you saying anyone with absolutely No Knowledge of the IPS structure should be able to create a theme or a plugin for their site or to sell? Hmmmm.... I see Support going into Over Time. As far as IPS not being open source and a paid platform.... This is correct. If they were to go with open source files as with a Bootstrap frame work for example there are GPU guidelines and permissions to consider on how these frameworks can be used legally as well. Most open source projects strictly state you can use them free of charge and also state you are not to charge for their use.
  14. Kidding Right? Have to be.... All the above can already be done with the templates and CSS as it stands if you are willing learn what and where to modify. But I guess for some it's to much like work to get a theme, plugin or app to work well with others. As far as a tool in the ACP to remove unneeded CSS. Be careful of what you wish for. It will only take one broken CSS rule to destroy many areas if you don't have a clue to its full function. And as far as Bootstrap frame work. I worked 6 months on a project for a guy I Knew built around this frame work. Never again. You know the type.... Those that turn on a computer and go to the internet and think its a whole staff of munchkins inside their computer with a notepad, typewriter, 35 mm camera and Bell and Howell projector feeding them information. No clue at all the written code behind the scenes. Don't get me wrong Bootstrap has found its place and it is a great framework but to be truthful I can't see it with many of IPS apps primary or 3rd party. Well that is my 2 cents worth. Now to go and take my anti grumpy medication.
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