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When I post a tag into chat, borders on my tags are missing, but other's tags have them:

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inspecting the page source, the style attribute for my tags are missing:

normal tag

<span class="ob-post-tag" style="background-color: #E0EAF1; color: #3E6D8E; border-color: #3E6D8E; border-style: solid;">redacted</span>

my tags

<span class="ob-post-tag" style="">border</span>

This persists through a refresh, and others see the same thing. Only my tags appear to be affected.

This seems to be a client issue.

  • Persistent even after a browser restart.
  • Persistent between different browsers on the same computer. ()
  • Persistent between different users on the same computer.
  • Not persistent however between computers (but on the same user).

Showing that this issue is specific to a computer:

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Crazy voodoo stuff. Thought it was because your name was being shortened but no. – Rudi Visser Jan 2 '13 at 20:27
I wish my tags were as cool as yours. – zneak Jan 2 '13 at 20:28
This appears to have corrected it self. Weird. – Kyle Trauberman Jan 3 '13 at 16:06
you're not alone any longer - ref chat.stackoverflow.com/transcript/message/8176959#8176959 (via Shog9) – hakre Mar 9 '13 at 23:28
Well, at least I know I wasn't imagining it. I haven't experienced this issue since. – Kyle Trauberman Mar 11 '13 at 21:43
The site logo also disapears on one-boxing. – o̊ǝʇ̲ ɐW⃗ May 4 '13 at 0:17
Has anyone watching this post been able to reproduce this? – Ben Collins Jun 12 '13 at 18:00

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

This should be fixed now. Old chat messages affected by this will not be repaired, but any new messages shouldn't be affected. I never really found a way to reproduce it, so if it happens again just drop a comment here and I'll see what's up.

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Out of curiosity, what was the root cause? – Kyle Trauberman Sep 11 '13 at 16:36
I figured out a fix without really getting to the root, but the proximate cause was that a styling string that should have been injected into the rendering was null. The root cause would be whatever is causing that, but that's the part I couldn't reproduce. It's intermittent and fairly rare. – Ben Collins Sep 11 '13 at 17:36

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