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Bug 64120

Summary: topic reply notification contains invalid link
Product: Websites Reporter: Klaus Voelker <kavaumail-gentoo>
Component: ForumsAssignee: Kyle Manna (RETIRED) <nitro>
Severity: minor    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Klaus Voelker 2004-09-15 05:06:50 UTC
I just received the following topic reply notification:


You are receiving this email because you are watching the topic, "Dont 
do this! Read carefully. Tip of the year." at Gentoo Forums. This topic 
has received a reply since your last visit. You can use the following 
link to view the replies made, no more notifications will be sent until 
you visit the topic.

If you no longer wish to watch this topic you can either click the 
"Stop watching this topic link" found at the bottom of the topic above, or 
by clicking the following link:


- Kyle Manna
<nitro [at] gentoo [dot] org>
Gentoo Linux:
Gentoo Forums Administrator:

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. click on the first link in the notification

Actual Results:  
the link takes you to a page saying the topic or post requested doesn't exist

Expected Results:  
taken me to the latest post in the topic

maybe the post that triggered the reply notification got deleted in the
meantime? This should be reflected in the error message, however.
Comment 1 Tom Knight (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-04-29 08:35:12 UTC
The post would have been deleted before you had a chance to read it, either by the original poster or by a moderator. phpBB has no way of knowing whether a topic existed before or not if it has been deleted.