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Postby derobert » Sun Sep 05, 2004 2:28 pm

I just upgraded phpBB to 2.0.10. 2.0.10 includes security fixes and performance enhancements. Please let me know if anything goes wrong.
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Postby Otohiko » Sun Sep 05, 2004 2:33 pm

Oh, ok, that explains why it was down for a couple of minutes just now.

Other than that little pause, no problem thus far...
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Postby Kajino Rei » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:02 pm

Does that affect the forum?

If so, does that explain disappearing posts?

:?
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Postby Kajino Rei » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:04 pm

>_<;;

Never mind the "does it affect the forum question".
Should have read the tittle better. :roll:

The second question still stands.
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Postby AbsoluteDestiny » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:16 pm

You had some posts missing that were replies to posts where people had flamed. The offending posts were removed and your posts were also removed as they no longer had any context.

This is not a flaw of the forum software.
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Postby Kajino Rei » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:26 pm

Thanks for clearing that up AD. 8)
No one wants to start seeing things...
By the way:
That means entire threads can disappear too, right?
Tell me if I'm right or wrong so a discussion about this can end.

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Postby Otohiko » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:29 pm

I can answer that for you:

Yes. Yes they can. I believe it's not site policy to delete bad threads instead of locking em, but if they degenerate into a flame war, it's as easy as a click of a button to erase them from existence altogether. And it's been done before :roll:

(And I know this from being a mod at another phpBB forum)
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Postby Kajino Rei » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:30 pm

Much obliged, AD & Oto.

Knew it... :roll:
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Postby AbsoluteDestiny » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:40 pm

Otohiko wrote:Yes. Yes they can. I believe it's not site policy to delete bad threads instead of locking em, but if they degenerate into a flame war, it's as easy as a click of a button to erase them from existence altogether.


On the Org we move threads to a special hidden forum instead of deleting them because if someone has done something questionable it's useful to have it around as evidence later on :)
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Postby Kajino Rei » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:45 pm

On the Org we move threads to a special hidden forum instead of deleting them because if someone has done something questionable it's useful to have it around as evidence later on :)
Pretty smart AD, that's what they teach in Business Schools and Law Schools, at least to me.

8)

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Postby Lyrs » Mon Sep 06, 2004 10:15 pm

AbsoluteDestiny wrote:On the Org we move threads to a special hidden forum instead of deleting them because if someone has done something questionable it's useful to have it around as evidence later on :)


Or it could just be that by deleting posts/threads, you'll be messing around with the tables in a way that creates fragmentation and therefore decreasing performance when data is searched for and retrieved. Deleting near 6K posts however shouldn't be a problem since that's only a minor part of the overall total.
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Postby Flint the Dwarf » Mon Sep 06, 2004 11:10 pm

AbsoluteDestiny wrote:On the Org we move threads to a special hidden forum instead of deleting them because if someone has done something questionable it's useful to have it around as evidence later on :)

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Postby derobert » Tue Sep 07, 2004 2:50 am

Lyrs wrote:Or it could just be that by deleting posts/threads, you'll be messing around with the tables in a way that creates fragmentation and therefore decreasing performance when data is searched for and retrieved.
Not in any significant way, our active set fits easily in RAM.
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Postby LightningCountX » Wed Sep 08, 2004 2:23 am

AbsoluteDestiny wrote:
Otohiko wrote:Yes. Yes they can. I believe it's not site policy to delete bad threads instead of locking em, but if they degenerate into a flame war, it's as easy as a click of a button to erase them from existence altogether.


On the Org we move threads to a special hidden forum instead of deleting them because if someone has done something questionable it's useful to have it around as evidence later on :)


Thats....dirty....

I like it :D
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