s_federici

Today a few words of a comment of mine (http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/10725053/#comments-13751623) got transformed in Xs… Is this a new feature or just a weird bug?

Paddle2See

s_federici wrote:

Today a few words of a comment of mine (http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/10725053/#comments-13751623) got transformed in Xs… Is this a new feature or just a weird bug?
I think it might be a buggy feature

More seriously though - it's probably the phone number or email detector logic trying to prevent you from sharing personal information. It looks like it is making a mistake though…do you recall what the text was that you had entered that it decided to X out?

mitchboy

Paddle2See wrote:

More seriously though - it's probably the phone number or email detector logic trying to prevent you from sharing personal information. It looks like it is making a mistake though…do you recall what the text was that you had entered that it decided to X out?
He says it was something like “extreme help”on the project, which would make sense.

Paddle2See

Well, we're rolling out some changes to it soon…please post here if you continue to see cases where text is being replaced with “X”'s - that aren't phone numbers or email addresses.

Lightnin

Yeah, sorry about that everyone - we've just pushed out some fixes for this, but there may be more work to do on it. We'll be watching for more false positives, and fixing them as they come in. Thanks for being patient!

everybodyedit

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SFollis

Paddle2See wrote:

s_federici wrote:

Today a few words of a comment of mine (http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/10725053/#comments-13751623) got transformed in Xs… Is this a new feature or just a weird bug?
I think it might be a buggy feature

More seriously though - it's probably the phone number or email detector logic trying to prevent you from sharing personal information. It looks like it is making a mistake though…do you recall what the text was that you had entered that it decided to X out?
i was trying to give someone a picture they wanted, but it replaced the numbers with X's! so i had to do the numbers with spaces in between,

everybodyedit

everybodyedit wrote:

X.XXXXXXXXXXXX wikipedia.org/wiki/Pi

everybodyedit wrote:

Three point one four one five nine two six five three five eight nine

Golduser303

Paddle2See wrote:

Well, we're rolling out some changes to it soon…please post here if you continue to see cases where text is being replaced with “X”'s - that aren't phone numbers or email addresses.
Yep. Same thing. When I was putting down PI, not, pie, I had the same problem. not the normal 3.14. PI with 19 decimal digits. I think Scratch should have an update to only do it if the numbers start with 778, 604, and so on.

Harakou

Golduser303 wrote:

Paddle2See wrote:

Well, we're rolling out some changes to it soon…please post here if you continue to see cases where text is being replaced with “X”'s - that aren't phone numbers or email addresses.
Yep. Same thing. When I was putting down PI, not, pie, I had the same problem. not the normal 3.14. PI with 19 decimal digits. I think Scratch should have an update to only do it if the numbers start with 778, 604, and so on.
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