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cyberCrank
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Re: Progress Bar

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I'd say crappy artwork, but reasonably accurate information included in that progress bar;)
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Re: Progress Bar

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This one will have a negative effect on those who ask :twisted:

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SHS` "percent bar" can suggest that the developement is at 50%... this addresses that issue
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Re: Progress Bar

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<sarcasm>Wow, you guys are so helpful!</sarcasm>
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mastermike707 wrote: <sarcasm>Wow, you guys are so helpful!</sarcasm>
Change n to x if it makes it any clearer to you.
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Re: Progress Bar

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mastermike707 wrote: <sarcasm>Wow, you guys are so helpful!</sarcasm>

Wow, good thing your knowledge of XML syntax is up to scratch, or else I might not have realised that you were being sarcastic! :roll: :roll:
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APTX wrote: SHS` "percent bar" can suggest that the developement is at 50%... this addresses that issue
If you think my graph implies it's 50% done then you really need to go back to Maths class. Yours makes incorrect assumptions of "completeness" by virtue of proportions used. ;)
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Re: Progress Bar

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I said it can suggest that it's at 50% (maybe I should have used may). I know that you r graph doesn't give any information but the graphical presentation makes it look (for some people) like it's half-done.
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Re: Progress Bar

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the_dan wrote:
mastermike707 wrote: <sarcasm>Wow, you guys are so helpful!</sarcasm>
Change n to x if it makes it any clearer to you.
I understand the "graphics." I just wanted to have an indication, that actually told me something I didn't know already. I'm sorry if thats too hard or you can't release that information. I will check phpbb next month, to see if it is done.
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Re: Progress Bar

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mastermike707 wrote:
the_dan wrote:
mastermike707 wrote: <sarcasm>Wow, you guys are so helpful!</sarcasm>
Change n to x if it makes it any clearer to you.
I understand the "graphics." I just wanted to have an indication, that actually told me something I didn't know already. I'm sorry if thats too hard or you can't release that information. I will check phpbb next month, to see if it is done.
...and the month after that, and the month after that, and the month after that, and the month after that, and the month after that...
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Re: Progress Bar

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Moral of the story (drumroll please...)

Don't check, don't ask. Sign up for the phpBB release e-mail (found on the downoads page of http://www.phpbb.com) and move on with your life. :)

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