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It seems like there is a problem with the Ask Ubuntu data dump.

One of the questions (this one), has an answer posted after the end of the month. This answer is not included in the dump, as expected.

However, the entry for that question:

<row ... AnswerCount="1" ... />

As you can see, it indicates that the question has 1 answer, which it really doesn't.

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It's gotta be hard to make an accurate snapshot of a live database... –  Uphill Luge Nov 19 '10 at 18:18
    
If you're including the answers, it's not that hard to count them. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Nov 19 '10 at 18:26
    
@Hans: It may be hard on the database implementer, but any serious database has this feature (either completely built-in or relying on host OS features). It's necessary for backups, for instance. –  Gilles Nov 19 '10 at 22:50
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Can someone please explain why this is 'status-bydesign'? –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Nov 27 '10 at 4:56

1 Answer 1

Probably the answer didn't exist when the answers were written to the post, but existed when the AnswerCount was written.

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Probably... I'm guessing that's what happened. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Nov 19 '10 at 18:36

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