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bug #19862: Wrong name color when talking after droiding & undroiding the own side

Submitted by:  Tobias "ToBeFree" Frei <tobefree>
Submitted on:  Thu Jun 28 13:13:15 2012  
Category: BugSeverity: 1 - Wish
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Multiplayer
Status: FixedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: 1.10.2Operating System: Kubuntu 12.04

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Mon Oct 1 11:19:26 2012, SVN revision 55454:

Apply patch #3360. Fixes bug #19862 and bug #16220

(Browse SVN revision 55454)

B. Lipka <lipk>
Project Member
Tue Jul 3 14:45:39 2012, comment #1:

patch #3360 should fix this

B. Lipka <lipk>
Project Member
Thu Jun 28 13:13:15 2012, original submission:

When someone writes text in multiplayer, his name is displayed in the color of his fraction. When someone is spectating, his name is displayed in white.

However, when you droid your own side, wait until your turn is over and then undroid your own side in the turn of another human player, and write something, your name will be colored in the color of the other human's fraction until you have to move again.

It could even be possible to abuse this (I did not test it); you could write field descriptions, for example, and everybody would think that the other human player wrote it.

In my opinion, the bug has a very low severity because the "abuse" is only theoretical and only the game admin can do it because he is the only one who is able to droid players.

Tobias "ToBeFree" Frei <tobefree>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sun Dec 9 09:40:00 2012ivanovicOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Mon Oct 1 11:20:46 2012lipkStatusNone=>Fixed
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