BZFlag Image Uploader: a problem

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Rob5a
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BZFlag Image Uploader: a problem

Post by Rob5a » Sun Jun 22, 2008 12:39 pm

BZFlag Image Submission System

The following image has been approved by a moderator. You may now use
the URL specified below inside your map files.

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Your Information
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Username: roboter5a
Real Name: R[censored from me, for this post] Köhler

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File Information
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File URL: http://images.bzflag.org/rköhler/whitetex.png
Image isn't there. :(

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Post by Avatar » Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:49 pm

I copy and pasted the full URL into my address bar (notice that the automatic link supplied gets cut off at the "ö" in your name) and get a 5x5 all-white PNG. Is that what it's supposed to be?
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Uh...

Post by Spectre » Mon Jun 23, 2008 3:30 am

Um...kinda n00bish question...how do I get my Images hosted?
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Re: Uh...

Post by Yojimbo » Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:10 am

Big Old Bad Bucko wrote:Um...kinda n00bish question...how do I get my Images hosted?
Read the Map Making forum FAQ, http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=10489
http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=10489 wrote: Where can I host textures that I have made for my map?
BZFlag offers a free texture hosting service at http://images.bzflag.org. To qualify to be hosted, you need to own the rights to use those textures (i.e. you made it, or you have permission to use it from the creator).
You can submit images via the submissions page, and they will be moderated. Be patient - the moderation can take some time. Remember - this service is a privilege, not a right.
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Post by JeffM » Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:34 am

roboter5a
more then likely it is the ö in the name, usually extended characters aren't supported in URLs. I'd resubmit it with a regular o and it should work.

I'll also get our web guys to look into filtering those out.
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