This Safari caching bug still hasn't been fixed  FEB 16 2004

This Safari caching bug still hasn't been fixed. It bit me yesterday and I almost lost an entry.

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dave44 16 2004 2:44PM

I use ecto (formerly kung-log) for most of my posts rather than the mt interface. Then again, I don't get much in the way of comments or comment spam. It's also an unnecessay application to have open if you're one of the dock minimalists.

Mike00 16 2004 5:00PM

I used to use kung-log, that was a pretty sweet application. That caching bug hasn't bit me yet, but I haven't upgraded to Panther yet. Is it Panther-centric, or do Jaguar builds of Safari do the same thing?

nils00 16 2004 7:00PM

Ah, now I know what happened! A few times when I was deleting spam comments (pre-MT-Blacklist) I ended up with the spam comment as the entry. I think I'll try Ecto.

Garrett08 17 200412:08AM

Mike--as far as I know this was a pre-Panther issue as well. I wrote the article after Panther was released, but I knew about the problem when it happened to Dominey because it had happened to me weeks earlier (when I was using Jaguar).

dave & nils--It should be noted that ecto in no way fixes this problem. It doesn't even get around it. ecto does not allow for comment deletion, which is where this bug occurs. This is not to say you shouldn't use ecto (I do), but just to warn you that using the app won't save you from this bug.

Tomas26 17 200411:26AM

It definitely affects Jaguar.

dave58 17 200412:58PM

Yup, there's no way to do anything with comments in ecto, but it does avoid losing posts. That said, if you're in using the mt interface, there's really no need to be switching to an external app.

Garrett49 20 2004 6:49PM

Just thought I'd let you all know that Jason's post managed to point Hyatt's attention to my entry, and he's just reproduced the bug.

Hopefully this means this bug's days are numbered.

This thread is closed to new comments. Thanks to everyone who responded.

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