Last modified: 2007-01-19 18:27:49 UTC
After the Wikipedia database was read-only for several hours and was made
writable again, I attempted to revert several diffs which I had loaded before
the outage. Because of a loss of session data, I first had to reload the diffs,
after which I hit revert. All reverts went as expected, except for one:
As you can see, instead of being reverted, the article was replaced by the
contents of another article which I reverted at the time:
Curiously, while the incorrectly reverted page appeared in the diffs and in edit
mode, I was seeing the right version when viewing the article despite a hard
This is a caching artifact due to the database oddity after recovery.
I've manually cleared the diff cache for this edit.