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Re: WPD editing "feature" & solution

From: Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 10:59:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CALKgCA1r8hP1KhhFiCLwELhWCcb2xUKCRMiB3rf4HkGTeMiuwg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Cc: David Gash <dgash@google.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Well, this would generally indicate that the frontend cache isn't being
properly purged on edits. We should check the squid configuration settings
in mediawiki to ensure they are still correct with fastly.

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>wrote:

> [+ Ryan Lane]
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 5:19 PM, David Gash <dgash@google.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Just FYI: While editing various WPD pages, I had an intermittent saving
>> problem -- sometimes my changes wouldn't take unless I physically pressed
>> Enter somewhere in the form during editing. Often I had to re-edit a page,
>> press Enter in a text box, save, and then check again. I thought it might
>> be a form bug, but hesitated to file it as I also suspected it might be a
>> cacheing issue.
>> However, today I found a Chrome extension that clears the cache<https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/cache-killer/jpfbieopdmepaolggioebjmedmclkbap?hl=en>
>>  before *every* page load, and voila, problem solved. Every edit is now
>> reflected immediately in the saved/reloaded page. This has saved me a lot
>> of time and frustration; thought you might like to know about it.
> I'm glad you found something that worked for you, but it's a shame that
> you had to resort to such a technique. Ryan, does this information help
> illuminate what the problem is any more?
>> Cheers,
>> Dave
Received on Thursday, 3 January 2013 18:59:54 UTC

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