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Email to authors not being sent

Postby ramon » Fri Apr 16, 2004 8:26 am

Fellows,

I was testing the email to all authors and something´s not right.

I tried the forgot password and that one worked.. So it´s a problem with the file, not the system. But I don´t know where to start.

I noticed that the switch statement was different, but I´m not sure if that´s the problem...
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From admin/editor/authors.php ##
switch($op) {
   case "record":
      viewAuthorRecord((int) $id);
      break;
   case "email":
      emailAuthor($id);
      break;
   case "send_email":
      sendAuthorEmail($HTTP_POST_VARS);
      break;
   case "delete":
      deleteAuthor((int) $id);
      showAuthors();
      break;
   default:
      showAuthors();
      break;
}


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from forgotpw.php ###
// perform selected function
switch($op) {
   case "send":
      sendPassword($HTTP_POST_VARS);
      break;
   default:
      lostPasswordForm();
      break;
}


thanks to all
ramon
 
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Postby kevin » Fri Apr 16, 2004 11:41 am

There is indeed a small bug in admin/editor/authors.php:

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Index: admin/editor/authors.php
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/ojs/admin/editor/authors.php,v
retrieving revision 1.61
diff -u -r1.61 authors.php
--- a/admin/editor/authors.php  17 Feb 2004 03:29:40 -0000      1.61
+++ b/admin/editor/authors.php  16 Apr 2004 18:40:40 -0000
@@ -316,7 +316,7 @@
        $vars[mailbody] .= "\n\n--\n" . sprintf(_tr('NOTIFICATION_UNSUBSCRIBE_EMAIL_FOOTER'), $baseurl . "login.php");
       
        // get list of authors to send emails to
-       $sql = "SELECT chFirstName, chMiddleInitial, chSurname, chEmail FROM tblauthors, tblusers where nAuthorID = fkAuthroID ";
+       $sql = "SELECT chFirstName, chMiddleInitial, chSurname, chEmail FROM tblauthors, tblusers where nAuthorID = fkAuthorID ";
        if(!empty($vars[id])) { $sql .= "and nAuthorID IN ('" . join("', '", $vars[id]) ."') "; }
        $sql .= "ORDER BY nAuthorID";
        $result = $db->query($sql);


Thanks for pointing that out.
kevin
 
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