What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 133 Stack Exchange communities.

I found strange behaviour of displaying the reputation in SO. Surprisingly, I haven't found any topic in Meta regarding this.

Here is an example. In the answer repo looks like 18.8k:

enter image description here

When I hover, in the popup we see 18.7k:

enter image description here

The exact repo level was 18,796 and it haven't changed for all the test period. Moreover, several times I have updated the page and the same difference remained.

Bug? or I didn't get something?

share|improve this question
    
1  
@YannisRizos related, but not really the same. –  amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Oct 22 '12 at 20:50
1  
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA That's what I said: related. Where do I say they are the same? –  Yannis Oct 22 '12 at 20:54
    
@YannisRizos u ddnt :-P –  amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Oct 22 '12 at 20:55

1 Answer 1

up vote 11 down vote accepted

Caching - the user popup is aggressively cached. Stop getting so much rep in a day :)

share|improve this answer
    
Yep, you're right. Now I have updated the page and the repo in the popup is on the same level as in the answer. I didn't believe that caching is soooo aggressive, not being in time with my slow answers today :) –  VisioN Oct 22 '12 at 21:00

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .