[Lon-capa-users] internal mail
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 13:44:42 -0500
Sometimes, errors in homework problems can occur only for a specific student input.
It is hard to do a "Check All" which would be as creative as hundreds of kids.
Lars Jensen wrote:
> Another useful feature might be a "Check All" button.
> On Fri, 15 Feb 2002, Gerd Kortemeyer wrote:
> > Mark,
> > I believe if you delete nohist_email.db, you should be fine. Of course, ALL of
> > your messages go away then.
> > There is also a new function: if you go to "View All Messages", you can put a
> > checkmark next to messages you want to delete, and then press "Delete" - you
> > delete all checked ones in one server interaction.
> > We have to re-visit that "error message" mechanism. There is a coupled function
> > (no interface yet), that puts error messages into a separate hash. If the
> > programmer takes care that the same error always produces the exact same
> > message (independent of time, course, and user), you only get the same message
> > ONCE instead of once for every access.
> > I want to make that hash available in construction space and in NAV - meaning,
> > those come up next to the broken resource, and/or they become a separate entry
> > in your mailbox. I still need to write the interface to access the new hash -
> > if I only had time for programming instead of being busy to find money to pay
> > for all of this ...
> > - Gerd.
> > Mark Lucas wrote:
> > > Hi-
> > >
> > > I have been accumulating a large number of diagnostic messages
> > > from the problems I have published and used. These often consist of
> > > either 'blank messages' (I get the feeling there may be more to them) or
> > > short errors typically related to something like and error in the &format
> > > call.
> > >
> > > I've been remiss at investigating these, I fear - but worse - I
> > > have a phenomenal number of e-mails to wade through.
> > >
> > > What happens if I either remove hash entries or just plain delete
> > > my nohist_email.db file 8) ? Is there a separate place where the existence
> > > of these e-mails is registered, or is all the information kept within each
> > > message regarding the read status, etc....
> > >
> > > Inquiring (and lazy! I've got 1000+ delete buttons to push) minds
> > > want to know!
> > >
> > > Mark
> > >
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