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#2551 2022-10-01 07:54:11

tahanson43206
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Posts: 12,075

Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scan ...

WBA reached 127000 over night ... if found 8 potholes.

Completed Sequence for ID: 127000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 126001

Last Number of Run: 127000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-01-2022 at 09:45:11
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
8 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 276

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 126441 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 126449 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 126518 Bad request
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Today's run will try for 128000

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#2552 2022-10-01 14:17:37

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scan ...

I've been running the Dell without a break recently.

It decided it needed a break and shut down by itself today.

Six potholes were found in the section completed.

There were 225 Admin posts.

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 127128 Bad request
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I'll restart the run at 127577

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#2553 2022-10-01 18:06:23

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scans...

The Dell reached 128000 after restart from 127578 ...

It turned out that a city wide power outage must have occurred, because several of my machines were powered down. I never know the UPS batteries are out of gas until an outage occurs and they don't hold up.

Completed Sequence for ID: 128000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 423

Starting Number: 127578

Last Number of Run: 128000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-01-2022 at 20:04:31
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:25
1 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Total time of Processing: 03:15:00

Total time Program was Active: 03:16:36

Just 1 pothole showed up for total of 7 for this stretch.

Admin posts: 214 in this stretch

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 127770 Bad request

Tonight's scan will try for 129000

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#2554 2022-10-01 19:36:20

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Pothole Scans ...'

the run finished 128094 and halted with a Red Screen...

I can't see any reason for the halt, so will simply restart at 128095.

There no potholes found in the first 94 posts, which is a good start!

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#2555 2022-10-02 07:40:44

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scan ...

WBA reached 129000 with no further incidents ...

5 potholes were found, for a total of 5 for the stretch

Completed Sequence for ID: 129000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 906

Starting Number: 128095

Last Number of Run: 129000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-02-2022 at 09:36:29
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
5 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 363

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 128102 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 128330 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 128331 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 128332 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 128641 Bad request

Today's run will try for 130000

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#2556 2022-10-02 17:16:31

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scan ...

The run to 130000 was uneventful.

One pothole showed up...

Completed Sequence for ID: 130000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 129001

Last Number of Run: 130000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-02-2022 at 19:08:48
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
1 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Total time of Processing: 08:53:28

Admin posts: 245 (both SpaceNut and kbd512)

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 129196 Bad request

Tonight's run to 131000 will be scheduled after tonight's Zoom session.

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#2557 2022-10-02 17:53:10

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Re: Housekeeping

I see from a quick check that we are well into 2016 where the forum finally found a stable home.

Any potholes will be from spammer post removal.

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#2558 2022-10-02 19:25:12

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re #2557.... Thanks for keeping an eye on our progress!

I'll be starting a run to 131000 shortly, now that the Zoom session is over for today.

Thanks for the prediction we might see low pothole counts!

I would like to point out the significant Admin traffic in the recent scans ... You and kbd512 were (apparently) really going strong at that time.

Also just FYI ... kbd512 and I discussed your little project briefly ... he has finished an exhausting contract and is now working full time for a large company.  I am hoping all goes well and that he will be able to enjoy something closer to "normal" working hours, but I get the impression in his line of work, 40 hours a week is a seldom seen luxury.

My plan is to work my way through Eloquent JavaScript, adding features to the little script that kbd512 provided.

We ** should ** have something that resembles the Katalan script in a few months, or perhaps sooner if we are lucky.

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#2559 2022-10-03 06:17:41

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes Scan ...

WBA reached 131000 overnight. it sported a bright Green screen and a report of just 2 potholes.

Completed Sequence for ID: 131000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 130001

Last Number of Run: 131000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-03-2022 at 08:14:28
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:29
2 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 172

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 130234 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 130712 Bad request

Today's run will try for 132000 (after email)

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#2560 2022-10-03 17:35:17

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Re: Housekeeping

The next post is from GW Johnson in 2016-10-27 12:52:34 so only 6 more years to go....

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#2561 2022-10-03 18:14:51

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re #2560...

Your observation inspired me to go back to look at an early post by GW Johnson ,..l

http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 03#p110403

Our scan just reached 132000, well past GW's opening posts.

Completed Sequence for ID: 132000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 131001

Last Number of Run: 132000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-03-2022 at 20:12:50
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:29
2 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Only two potholes !!! Yay!

Admin posts: 119

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 131584 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 131890 Bad request

Tonight's run will try for 133000

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#2562 2022-10-04 07:07:49

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes Scan ...

WBA reached 133000 with a Green Screen and 6 potholes

Before posting details, I'd like to give you a preview of planned work today on the (to me interesting) kbd512 JavaScript challenge.  The challenge (in a nutshell) is to deliver knowledge inside the brain of kbd512 through mine into yours.

You have already shown that the pathway exists, by successfully running a little test program that kbd512 created.

I am planning/proposing to build on that success, by adding features to the little starter program until it is able to complete the task at hand, which is unbanning of thousands of TestiDs. 

In order to make this process as easy for you as possible, I will set up a DropBox account that is to hold code/files. My hope is that by publishing a link to a file here in the forum, we can provide a direct path for you to pull the file into your system.  By using this method, we ** should ** be able to guarantee the file has the correct file type.

There are two primary file types I have in mind.  The first is the outer shell, which will have the "htm" file type for Windows.

The second file type is JavaScript subroutines, to be called from the HTML primary.  These have the suffix of ".js"

My expectation is that once the hTML outer shell is stable, we can add functionality by upgrading the JavaScript subroutines.

So! Back to details for last night's run ...

Completed Sequence for ID: 133000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 132001

Last Number of Run: 133000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-04-2022 at 08:56:53
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
6 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 253 (combination of SpaceNut and kbd512)

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 132023 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 132040 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 132263 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 132293 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 132352 Bad request
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Today's scan will try for 134000

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#2563 2022-10-04 18:55:15

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes Scan ...

WBA reached 134000 with a Green screen and 5 potholes

There were 280 Admin posts

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 133034 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 133242 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 133447 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 133595 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 133652 Bad request

Tonight's run will try for 135000

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#2564 2022-10-05 06:51:30

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes Scan ...

WBA reached 135000 last night ...

Completed Sequence for ID: 135000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 134001

Last Number of Run: 135000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-05-2022 at 08:46:24
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
4 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

4 is down from 5 and moving in the right direction!

The Admins provided 302 out of 996 posts!

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 134424 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 134617 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 134891 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 134906 Bad request

Today's run will try for 136000

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#2565 2022-10-05 06:55:28

tahanson43206
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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re TestID automation with javaScript ...

yesterday I set up a Dropbox link for the JavaScript initiative.

If you have time, please download the updated version of the starter script from kbd512.

In this one (marked "OK") there is text added to the display, to assist the operator.

Please download the file, run it in a browser, and provide feedback on your experience.

Update a bit later: I discovered that the script will run properly (at least in Windows 10) if the file is downloaded and then run immediately from the download folder.

In this experiment, Windows 10 offered access to the downloaded file while reporting the download was finished. The link caused execution to occur.

This process is going to take a long time, but I'm hoping these procedures will fit into your busy day.

I just finished chapter 1 of Eloquent JavaScript.  The chapter about working with a web server is **way** out there.

Reminder for anyone who might be following along... the complete text of Eloquent JavaScript is available online for free: www.eloquentjavascript.com

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#2566 2022-10-05 17:16:34

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes Scan

Today's run reached 136000 with a Green screen, but the pothole count is back up to 15.

Completed Sequence for ID: 136000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 135001

Last Number of Run: 136000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-05-2022 at 19:09:50
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
15 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Total time of Processing: 08:38:56

Admin posts: 221

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 135112 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 135135 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 135140 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 135198 Bad request
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SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 135822 Bad request

Tonight's run will try for 137000

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#2567 2022-10-05 20:59:03

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Posts: 26,806

Re: Housekeeping

I would assume that they are from the spammer onslaught which was allowed to continue in the year 2017 until when I became Admin and we as a group closed the front door to them. Ending the damaging effects.

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#2568 2022-10-06 06:20:33

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re #2567

Thank you for your insight into the variations of potholes we are observing as we move through the collection of posts.

Last night's run appears to have finished, and I'll be checking it shortly.

There is a new version of the TestID Utility ready for you to test in the Java topic.  Today, I'm hoping to make further progress.

I asked a friend who runs a Mac to test the program and let me know what happens.  I expect the run to be "normal", but the details of how one does things on a Mac are a mystery to me, so I'm looking forward to the feedback.

For one thing, the file type of "htm" is unique to Windows, but it seems to be accepted by Linux and Chrome OS.

***
Report on last night's Potholes Scan goes here.

There were 104 potholes found in this stretch. The spammers were active!

Completed Sequence for ID: 137000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 136001

Last Number of Run: 137000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-06-2022 at 09:48:18
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
104 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 177

Request Pass 3 Extract_10-06-2022_10-00-10_36010 to see 104 potholes

Today's run will try for 138000

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#2569 2022-10-06 17:49:33

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes Scan ...

WBA reachedk 138000 with a Green screen and 86 potholes

Completed Sequence for ID: 138000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 137001

Last Number of Run: 138000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-06-2022 at 19:44:25
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:28
86 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts:223

To see detail request file: WebRunlog_10-06-2022_10-04-14_36254-Potholes-138000

Tonight's run will try for 139000

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#2570 2022-10-07 05:48:44

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scan ...

WBA reached 138561 before it encountered a situation it could not handle.

There were 5 potholes in that stretch.

There were 184 Admin posts.

SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 138074 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 138266 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 138525 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 138526 Bad request
SK: Skipping to Next Item from Post ID: 138527 Bad request

I'll restart the run at 138561

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#2571 2022-10-07 13:22:42

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Re: Housekeeping

The run to 139000 finished with no further difficulty.  However, it ** did ** find 30 potholes.

Completed Sequence for ID: 139000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 440

Starting Number: 138561

Last Number of Run: 139000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-07-2022 at 15:16:24
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:25
30 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 128 in this segment

For detail request file: WebRunlog_10-07-2022_08-18-01_29881-Potholes-139000

Today's run will try for 140000

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#2572 2022-10-07 21:31:25

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scan ...

WBA just reached 140000 with a Green screen and "only" 78 potholes.

Completed Sequence for ID: 140000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 139001

Last Number of Run: 140000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-07-2022 at 23:27:56
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27
78 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 338

For details request file: WebRunlog_10-07-2022_15-37-21_56241-Potholes-140000

Tonight's run will try for 141000.

Reminder: Tomorrow is North Houston NSS meeting.  Speaker will discuss space architecture.

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#2573 2022-10-08 06:34:53

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re TestID unban Utility ...

With the arrival of the weekend, I am hoping you can find about five minutes to test the latest version of the TestID unban Utility, as posted in the Java topic.

A friend with a Mac tested the program recently and confirmed that it works there.  I have tested on Windows XP, Windows 7 and several versions of Linux. 

However, no one has yet tested on Windows 10, so I am hoping you can add that platform to the report.

I have two Windows 10 laptops I use for Internet lookups, but haven't tried the little program there. If you report a problem I can test on one of those.

Your earlier report with the very first test was successful.  The new version has text you requested, and it contains a first version of code to check the input to see that it consists of digits.  The function used for the digit check has the interesting (to me at least) property of allowing non-digits after the digits.  It collects digits at the beginning of the input, and stops when it finds the first non-digit.

Output is shown back to the operator with a little pop up message box.

Today, if present plans hold, I'm hoping to add some additional functionality to improve the input verification process.

Your confirmation the program runs on Windows 10 will be helpful.

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#2574 2022-10-08 07:30:34

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes Scans ...

Last night's run reached 141000 and reported 46 potholes

Completed Sequence for ID: 141000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 140001

Last Number of Run: 141000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-08-2022 at 09:24:10
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:27
46 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts: 334

For details request file: WebRunlog_10-07-2022_23-39-42_85182-Potholes-141000

Today's run will try for 142000

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#2575 2022-10-08 19:16:41

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Re: Housekeeping

For SpaceNut re Potholes scan ...

The run to 142000 was uneventful ... 23 potholes were found

Completed Sequence for ID: 142000


Total Command Lines found: 34
Total input Lines in script: 206

  Number of ID's processed: 1000

Starting Number: 141001

Last Number of Run: 142000

Summary for Web Automation Report for 10-08-2022 at 21:14:14
Average time of Loop from Main form: 00:00:29
23 Skip Exceptions were recorded.

Admin posts:229

For details request file: WebRunlog_10-08-2022_09-40-06_34806-Potholes-142000

Tonight's run will try for 143000

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