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Hi all,

I see that if I select all questions tagged "java" (link) the counter says that there are two or three questions less than in the menu at the right of the Stackoverflow Question page (link).

What could be wrong? Is it a problem with the database?


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I think this might belong on META. – Adriaan Stander Apr 14 '10 at 17:19
Belongs in meta – amurra Apr 14 '10 at 17:20
Currently, it is the same. Strage... – Martijn Courteaux Apr 14 '10 at 17:23
up vote 3 down vote accepted

The counts of the number of questions on a tag are denormalized, and updated periodically.

What you're seeing is just a time when a question has been retagged and the real count hasn't caught up yet.

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