• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Paul Clapham
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
Sheriffs:
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Knute Snortum
  • Henry Wong
Saloon Keepers:
  • Ron McLeod
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Frits Walraven
  • Joe Ess
  • salvin francis

Today's Active Topics - Strange Behaviour

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 1140
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
To my understanding, the Today's Active Topic page shows the recent threads at the top. (Right?)
But sometimes I see an old thread with no recent updates jumps ahead of the others.
For example, right now (when I'm posting the message), that page shows
this thread before this thread.
But the last post in the first thread is October 24, 2003 06:59 AM and the last post in the later thread is October 24, 2003 02:41 PM.
So the second thread should be on top of the first one? Isn't it?
Is it some bug or some feature?
 
Wanderer
Posts: 18671
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Typically it just means that someone has made a post and then deleted it, or a moderator deleted it. Usually not us though. I think a lot of people post things and then realize they should post in a different forum, or that their post is silly or something, so they reconsider. Eventually the system will get updated with the correct time. Just ignore it; it's not a big deal.
 
Mani Ram
Ranch Hand
Posts: 1140
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks. I tried Editing one of my pervious post to see whether that brings ip the thread to the top or not. But I never thought about deleting and trying.
[ October 24, 2003: Message edited by: Mani Ram ]
 
Sheriff
Posts: 6450
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
It should be pointed out that this behavior is temporary, and the moderators can easily return forums to their correct sorted order. In other words, bumping up a topic in that manner doesn't serve any useful purpose as it will soon be back down where it belongs.
 
I can't beleive you just said that. Now I need to calm down with this tiny ad:
Java file APIs (DOC, XLS, PDF, and many more)
https://products.aspose.com/total/java
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!