Site not working since 3-4 days #1

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Deependra-Patel opened this Issue Aug 29, 2015 · 3 comments

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@Deependra-Patel

When I enter my name in box, It shows Error 500.
http://spojtool.appspot.com/user/deependrapatel

@nims11
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nims11 commented Aug 30, 2015

Spoj changed its interface recently causing the scraping logic to fail. Am on way to fix it.

@nims11
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nims11 commented Sep 1, 2015

The plaintext version of user submissions has been restricted to private access by SPOJ. Now a user can only access his own plaintext user submission list. This was earlier used to compute almost all the stats of the user using just a single HTTP request. I have mailed spoj asking clarification if this change was a result of a bug or deliberate. waiting for reply.

@nims11
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nims11 commented Sep 13, 2015

Since fetching and parsing submission history pages is not feasible, I can modify spojtool to use whatever user data which is available for comparison between users.

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