RE:CHANGE PLATFORM TO UNICODE TO ACCEPT ACCENTS AND OTHER ALPHABETS

The site doesnt even work 100% with English if youre on a tablet or phone. Apostrophes can be typed in, but wont show up in the final post. Im typing this from an iPad and am willing to bet the apostrophes will be gone when I submit this.

Theres a lot more to getting Unicode support working than just flipping a switch. Facebook makes billions monetizing their users and then advertising to them. First, (as Naked Wanderings found out) you cant make advertising revenue on a nudist site. Advertising networks wont pay for the clicks they would pay for on Facebook here, so the main revenue source that Facebook has for paying staff to add things like Unicode support isnt available. Second, do you want your account to be analyzed and monetized here the way Facebook does things? Most of the real nudists would be gone if that happened. We certainly would.

As others have said, if you want new features, volunteer to help code them.

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RE:CHANGE PLATFORM TO UNICODE TO ACCEPT ACCENTS AND OTHER ALPHABETS

The fact is the platform is OLD OLD, older in age than our youngest members. The admins won't update it or get a mobile app because that is an investment of time and money they don't want to make, and you
can only tweak things so far. Instead, they milk it for what it's worth and let it die into irrelevance.

It also means that the site is best suited for middle aged and older Americans content with 1990-early 2000s US database software. It will live and die with them - damn the rest.

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RE:CHANGE PLATFORM TO UNICODE TO ACCEPT ACCENTS AND OTHER ALPHABETS

The fact is the platform is OLD OLD, older in age than our youngest members. The admins won't update it or get a mobile app because that is an investment of time and money they don't want to make, and youcan only tweak things so far. Instead, they milk it for what it's worth and let it die into irrelevance.It also means that the site is best suited for middle aged and older Americans content with 1990-early 2000s US database software. It will live and die with them - damn the rest.

Yep, Many of us Old farts don't like change :-0 The owners (unseen money grubbers) of my tractor group gave the whole thing a new and completely different format, with no communication with the members or moderators. With some of the old features just gone/ disappeared, and choked with more ads. That was a little over two weeks ago, traffic is way down and bitching is way up ;-) And some of the members have started a new group already.

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RE:CHANGE PLATFORM TO UNICODE TO ACCEPT ACCENTS AND OTHER ALPHABETS

There are some advantages to old technology. The first nudist online nudist group I belonged to - now defunct - allowed the usual profile pics, but had a chat that was limited to text - no video. Which meant that people actually CONVERSED in chat. I belong to another site now that experimented with two chatrooms, one video and one text-only, but with both alternatives in front of them, everyone chose video. Which, given that it was unmoderated, looked pretty much as you'd expect.

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