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Wrong last poster phenomena

Hussein Baghdadi
clojure forum advocate

Joined: Nov 08, 2003
Posts: 3476

Mac OS forum shows that thread "Xcode 4 isn't free for unregistered developers" last poster is Bear Bibeault. But when viewing the thread, Ulf Dittmer is the last contributor actually.
This phenomenon occurred multiple times here.
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 60050

This is a known bug that has already been reported here in the Ranch Office forum. It is on the list for bugs to fix.

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David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

I reckon Bear has 40k+ posts but directly altering posts in the db and screwing up the site.
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 60050

In Soviet Russia, DB alters you!
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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