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Forum Rule

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 12:37 pm
by John@Raise3D
Welcome to the Raise3D forums

This forum is a place for people to communicate, share information, discuss the inner workings of printing and provide feedback on the Raise3D printer lines. We would like all of our users to stay civil and calm in the discussion of 3D printing. Being that this is a public forum made to discuss 3D printing we have a few rules we would like our users to abide to.

Please know that the following could lead to suspension or banning of an account for any length of time. The prohibited information includes but is not limited to:
-Trash ads
-Offensive language
-Adult information, pictures and video
-Terror threats

Please know that Raise3D reserves the right to delete any posts deemed offensive or harmful to the community.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:13 pm
by Zettlinger
Now if we only had a like button , i would press it ;)

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:43 pm
by michaelhauser
@John, did you guys delete Jetguy's posts, and if so, why?

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:44 pm
by Zettlinger
I think he did it himself

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:55 pm
by michaelhauser
@Zettlinger, I think so too, but given that R3D posted this rule so soon afterward, I think it's a reasonable question.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 4:42 pm
by Jetguy
No, Raise 3D did not delete my posts. I deleted them all in the interest of de-escalating the conflict. Any specific relevant content such as the hardware list, a few other posts like V2 instructions, were saved (locally to word documents) and will be reposted in a Wiki structure rather than getting buried in a forum structure and trashed up with comments.

In fact, this forum structure has some rules around deleting your own post. If anyone replies to any of your posts, you cannot delete it as a forum structure rule. This forces you to go to each and every single post, edit it, remove any content, and you cannot hit save with it blank- hence the word "Deleted".

Raise 3D did appear to remove some other posts deemed to be offensive. I'll leave it at that.

Raise 3D was not in any way asking me to delete anything, in fact, I'm sure they have great issue with me removing the content, but again, I reviewed every post, made a determination if it was one time content (user asking a single question that is a point in time) VS informational posts that contained instructions, details, and other information that would be better served in static webpage under a menu system of content. It's not gone, it's just going to be better organized and accessible (folks already complaining search doesn't work well here).

Truth be told, some of this needed to happen sooner than later.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:59 pm
by Michael
Clarification is required from Raise3D:

Vicky (who I appreciate very much) just posted in viewtopic.php?f=3&t=684

That the community is not allowed to post exported BIN file of profile settings into the community.

Admins @ Raise3D, Please explain when did Raise3D notify the community that we are not allowed to post the BIN file of settings? And why isn't that documented in the community forum rules?

Personally, it would seem to me, If you write software that allows you to export settings, it should be assumed by any reasonable user of that software that the export file is shareable. Otherwise, why have the export & import profile feature.

Plus, If profile settings are not shareable here, would Raise3D prefer we build a independent community elsewhere?

In general this community is why I haven't shelved our N2 Dual. (however I am starting to debate that decision right now)

If the rules are going to be changed, that's expected, I respectfully suggest Raise3D notify everyone by posting a forum rule change vs. burying it down in a thread, that few will read or notice.

Again no disrespect to Raise3D admins or specifically Vicky, just trying to understand & play by the forum rules.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:48 pm
by theRenegade
Michael, I have read Vickys post different. I think the forum software does not allow this filetype and this has good reasons (binary files on forums are hazard to some operating systems).

You could rename the .bin file to .somethingElse and try this.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 4:15 pm
by Michael
Very valid point theRenegade.

The forum software does not allow .bin extension uploads.

If that is what Vicky implied, it was lost on me... and that would also mean that

"This community is not allow to upload .bin file. If you need, please PM your mail address to me. I can export my ABS template for you."

should actually be

"The community forum software does not allow files with the .bin extension to be uploaded."

however it does appear that its not an exclusion list as much as it is an allow list.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 7:07 am
by lylewaters
Fortunately for me, another user exported the templates, zipped them up and posted them for me to download. I won't post their name here, but anybody could look through some of the messages and figure out who they are. Hopefully, Vicky was indicating that the forum software didn't allow for the posting of .bin filetypes. Sometimes its hard to correctly understand the meaning of something when it is written and there is no chance for a dialog to clarify any unintended misunderstandings. Since I am married to someone who speaks 3 languages fluently (English is spoken fluently but is not the native language), I experience some small language misunderstandings on a regular basis and all I have to say is that I totally appreciate all the help that we get from the Raise employees, I know that English is probably not their native language and they do an incredible job of communicating technical details in a foreign (to them probably) language. I might be wrong here, but since I have spoken to a few different Raise employees over the phone, both in the US and in China, I *think* what we're seeing in this example is probably one of those times where there is a misunderstanding due to a difference in language.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:13 am
by Vicky@Raise3D
That should be my fault. I'm sorry for my poor English expressing.
I just wanted to say that this forum not allowed to share such filetype. It's not related to rule here.

It's my fault. I apologize.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:45 am
by lylewaters
Vicky,

No worries. Your English is infinitely better than our Chinese :)

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2016 2:02 am
by Michael
Vicky, I appreciate all of your explanations and posts, so thank you and all the others @Raise3D. I just wanted clarification so as not to get into trouble.

Re: Forum Rule

Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:23 am
by Vicky@Raise3D
Thank you for your guys' encouragement. :)