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link to list of known issues

Should the list of known issues be to the herokuapp.com URL rather than to the post on growstuff.org? I could see a reason to go either way.

Completely off topic: I just placed an order for a paid account and saw that my order number is not salted/obscured/etc.; nice for transparency, as I see about how many orders Growstuff has had and I get to celebrate my early adopter coolness. :) And thank you for ensuring that the shop now says "You currently have a paid membership, and can't buy another one at this time" and stops me from overpaying accidentally!

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Posted by Skud on July 05, 2013 at 04:46

Ooh, quite right, it should just link to growstuff.org -- fixing that now :)

I didn't see any very good reason to obscure the order number. It's no secret how many paid members we have -- in fact we really should have a public stats page with that information on it.

Thanks for supporting Growstuff :)

Posted by brainwane on July 05, 2013 at 04:57

I am happy to support Growstuff! Who knows, maybe I will even garden someday!

I've worked at places that obscured the order number basically for two reasons: they didn't want other people to be able to guess others' order numbers to use in fraud, and they didn't want anyone to point and laugh at how few orders a young project had gotten (or have buyer's remorse upon realizing how few other buyers were on the same bandwagon). None apply here!

I did notice that looking for a nonexistent orders page, e.g. orders/14000 , gives me a different error message than looking for one I don't have authorization to see, e.g., orders/2 .