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Re: Recurring or duplicating calendar events

Lori ·
Hi, Mary! I know you've asked about this before...and we still don't have it. I don't know if you ever voted for the existing suggestion, but it's here if you want to vote on it! It's definitely on our radar, I just don't know when it will happen.
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Re: Recurring or duplicating calendar events

MHK@CS2 ·
Thanks, Lori! I just voted for that suggestion and added my comment above to it. You can kill this one off if you'd like - I didn't see a way for me to cancel it. Thanks!
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Re: Recurring or duplicating calendar events

Lori ·
Will do, thanks, Mary!
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Recurring or duplicating calendar events

MHK@CS2 ·
It would be great for administrators/specific circles to be able to create recurring calendar events, either by setting an event to recur on a set schedule (e.g., the 1st of every month, or every other Friday, etc.) or by being able to select and duplicate an event. Either way, the ability to keep the tags as well would be very helpful. Thanks!
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New members with duplicate names cause old members names to be changed

ST ·
Hi, I'm sure this is a consequence of using SSO (Single Sign On). Here's the problem. We have a member whose screen name is Steve-at-Bose. He's a recognized authority and author of hundreds of posts. We have a new member who registers and chooses the screen name Steve-at-Bose. He gets that screen name (the new member). The original Steve-at-Bose gets renamed Steve-at-Bose 1. If another new member registers and chooses the screen name Steve-at-Bose, he gets that screen name (the new member).
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Re: New members with duplicate names cause old members names to be changed

Brian Lenz ·
Hi ST, Yep, you're right; this is completely due to SSO. Hoop.la requires that all members have unique display names. I would strongly recommend that you enforce uniqueness on Gigya, as well. It seems that Gigya allows people to share the same display name, which is the root of this issue here. Your display names are currently managed by Gigya, so the only way to change people's display names is to change them on Gigya. Then, the next time they sign in, their updated display name will take...
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Re: New members with duplicate names cause old members names to be changed

ST ·
Hi Brian, I looked at this more closely. Gigya does allow duplicate display names, but it's Hoop.la that is changing the existing display names, not Gigya. It would make more sense to me for Hoop.la to append a number to a (new) duplicate instead of changing existing display names. ST
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Re: New members with duplicate names cause old members names to be changed

ST ·
Thanks Brian. Good to hear from you. ST
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Re: New members with duplicate names cause old members names to be changed

Brian Lenz ·
Hi ST! Hoop.la assumes the last one in wins, which is why “older” users are modified. The “real” steve-at-bose could logout and login again to have his name reset (until someone else signs in with that display name again). It’s quite possible users can “swap” display names legitimately, so this is the most accurate way to process the user data. Any information provided by the SSO server is accepted as the latest “truth”. The best solution here would be to have Gigya disable duplicate display...
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Re: New members with duplicate names cause old members names to be changed

ST ·
Hi Brian, Thanks for explaining "the last one wins". Unfortunately, I can not force unique display names in Gigya. I have gone into Gigya and created unique display names for all the Steves at Bose. Right now, my concern is the original Steve-at-Bose is no longer active, but we still value his posts immensely. Since he no longer signs in, the update from Gigya won't happen. In my profile page I can force the update from Gigya. On Steve's page, I don't have that option (even as an Admin). Can...
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Re: New members with duplicate names cause old members names to be changed

Brian Lenz ·
Hi ST, Thanks for explaining the situation. If you just want to fix his name now, we do have an option, but it's not enabling the "Update From Bose Profile" link. That link only works by redirecting you through the user's account on Gigya. Thus, it would only work if you were signed in as steve-at-bose. Instead, we can temporarily change the Hoop.la SSO configuration so that Display Names are not managed by Gigya. This will give you the opportunity to edit the Display Name directly on...
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