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Just got this error msg while trying to refresh Speakeasy main page.

by James Denison / March 19, 2004 1:54 AM PST
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I get those ever now and then. Usually after ...

a page has been opened for quite some time. I think that comes up if you had done some activity like a search or purchase. Maybe a post to SE?

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Re:Just got this error msg while trying to refresh Speakeasy main page.

If you start a add a new discussion and then refresh the SE discussion list, you'll get that message. If you click on OK you'll add the same discussion again. Have you seen this happening?

It might happen within a discussion, too, but I don't refresh those pages so I don't see it.


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Well the question CNET should investigate is why...

...the POST DATA is being cached and then remains as if a part, or attached to the page they return you to. The data does need to be cached for edit purposes, but once you hit the post button, the data should become uncached.

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I don't think it's unique to CNET, it happens on other sites. Usually ...
by Rosalie / March 19, 2004 9:52 AM PST

when you have interacted somehow with the page such as a search or request.

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I kept getting dupes, just on the front page of SE

using Netscape 4.8, so I switched to using Netscape 7 instead and starting getting that error msg. Version 4.8 doesn't check for that. At least that message told me what was happening, so now let's see if CNET will check that portion of the programming for POST DATA.

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