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#1 milestone 11

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 08:19

Somehow, the development team have managed to corrupt this now. What Will Power said to his team on Sunday springs to mind.

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#2 milestone 11

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 09:09

It appears to be Windows 7 specific. On Kindle and Windows 10 the front page loads as it should, in Windows 7 it is not. Story pages do load correctly.
 
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#3 proviz

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Posted 06 June 2019 - 10:08

No doubt the plan is to let Classic Autosport crumble until there are so few users left it can just be shut down.

Pity, because the newer one is frankly, well, messy. It's hard work to check there what the latest headlines are, as some self-important AD has been given free rein to express his/her trendy "creativity" with scant regard to things like practicality, or perhaps we are expected to use a term like "user friendliness".

Maybe the idea is to steer people to motorsport.com where the same news stories come for free. Visually it is little better than autosport.com, but still easier to use.



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Posted 07 June 2019 - 13:00

Is there no one with the common courtesy to respond to these problems? Perhaps I should drop James Allen a line.

Edited by milestone 11, 07 June 2019 - 13:01.


#5 proviz

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Posted 08 June 2019 - 08:53

I guess in the big picture the problem is we're having to communicate with a System, a gigantic robot (with humans as some miniscule cogs but without freedom to use their own brain), which has been programmed to only address approaches that are seen as profitable for the Company.


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#6 milestone 11

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 19:01

Fixed, thank you.



#7 mmmcurry

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 09:20

I use the classic page and quite a lot of the video stories don't have the video in them (they may appear at the bottom of a related story), if I want to watch a video I have to go to the new page and find it there.

 

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Steve.



#8 Tomecek

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 07:59

Where, on new Autosport, can be found Calendar feature from Classic Autosport, please, which is used for searching article archives back to 1999?



#9 milestone 11

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 08:55

Where, on new Autosport, can be found Calendar feature from Classic Autosport, please, which is used for searching article archives back to 1999?

Nowhere! Strangely, even access to the digital magazine is via Classic Autosport+.

#10 Tomecek

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 12:41

Nowhere! Strangely, even access to the digital magazine is via Classic Autosport+.

It has been promised on this very forum a long time ago!



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Posted 09 October 2019 - 12:51

It has been promised on this very forum a long time ago!

They promised us that we'd get the Autosport chat back 5 years ago, look what happened to that.