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Twitter Test, dont expect to work

Postby simonno6 » April 18th, 2013, 1:42 pm

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>unreal day out....leinster are an amazing team..if they went to southern hemisphere they would wipe the floor...rob kearney had a great game</p>&mdash; Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) <a href="https://twitter.com/NiallOfficial/status/203952141814071296">May 19, 2012</a></blockquote>
<script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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Re: Twitter Test, dont expect to work

Postby meinster » April 18th, 2013, 2:39 pm

Not a chance! <script> tags are way too risky to allow users post!
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Re: Twitter Test, dont expect to work

Postby simonno6 » April 18th, 2013, 2:46 pm

meinster wrote:Not a chance! <script> tags are way too risky to allow users post!


Fair enough - I know this board is getting on a bit in terms of technology but embedding tweets would be an interesting feature all the same.
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Re: Twitter Test, dont expect to work

Postby meinster » April 18th, 2013, 2:51 pm

simonno6 wrote:embedding tweets would be an interesting feature all the same.

Agreed. The problem is that if it's not part of the core software (phpBB), then it's a hack (plugin) that is one more weak point for attack, and it has to be maintained. Given that the site is voluntarily run, a higher-profile site, and is free, it's probably better not to add too many plugins.
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Re: Twitter Test, dont expect to work

Postby simonno6 » April 18th, 2013, 2:58 pm

Yeh you're absolutely right. We don't need any turnip Kevin Mitnick wannabes trying to take down our beloved fans forum!! :)
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