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Bug 8483 - "Undo" link is unreliable; returns the same page
"Undo" link is unreliable; returns the same page
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 8351
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows XP
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedi...
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-01-04 06:45 UTC by Alex Matulich
Modified: 2007-01-04 23:35 UTC (History)
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Description Alex Matulich 2007-01-04 06:45:52 UTC
When viewing the most recent diff of a vandalized article on Wikipedia, clicking the "undo" 
link returns the same vandalized version in the edit box, rather than the previous version.

The conversation at 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Vandalism#Restoring_a_vandalised_article indicates 
that this isn't an isolated problem.

Hypothesis: possibly interaction with user setting "show preview before edit box" but not 
verified.
Comment 1 Andrew Garrett 2007-01-04 06:56:27 UTC
I believe this was fixed by Brion, but has yet to be taken live.
Comment 2 Andrew Garrett 2007-01-04 07:12:05 UTC
Yes, this is, in fact, a duplicate.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8351 ***
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2007-01-04 07:52:31 UTC
If it is a duplicate, then the problem hasn't existed for over a week
and no one can have experienced it during the last week.
Comment 4 Andrew Garrett 2007-01-04 10:59:05 UTC
If somebody can reproduce this bug now, then I will reopen it. I am currently
unable to reproduce it in my own userspace
(http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Werdna/Sandbox&action=history).
Comment 5 Rob Church 2007-01-04 13:00:51 UTC
I can't reproduce with a simple case under current trunk:

1. Created "Victim" page with some text
2. "Vandalised" the page from another machine
3. Accessed the diff, clicked Undo

The undo works fine. I also can't reproduce this when enabling "show preview on
first edit" as the initial comment advised.
Comment 6 Alex Matulich 2007-01-04 23:35:12 UTC
Huh. I wonder why, in spite of the searching I did here, why I didn't find those duplicates before reporing this issue.

I can't repeat it anymore either. Sorry for the trouble.

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