The bug where the Deleted Comment appear in the notification inbox has recently started occurring for me.

This is what I see now:

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The circled comments links to: https://gis.meta.stackexchange.com/posts/comments/3667?noredirect=1, But there is no such comment on the question, or any of the answers.

There is also this post which just gives the cause of the bug, but doesn't go into whether the bug is solved or not.

  • Clearly it is not solved; if a bug is not explicitly marked as solved and you just encountered it, it is not solved and you don't need to open a new post. Feb 12, 2014 at 8:23
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    @MartijnPieters the first post is tagged as status-completed, so as I understand it, the developers think this bug is resolved. Feb 12, 2014 at 8:24
  • Ah, I missed the first post reference. Vote retracted. Feb 12, 2014 at 8:29
  • And TBH, I had noticed this as well. Feb 12, 2014 at 8:30
  • AFAIK you can see the new notification comment even if it was deleted, are you sure is it still present in your inbox ?
    – Bala
    Feb 12, 2014 at 8:31
  • @Bala: sorry, what? If you can see the notification for the comment in your inbox, it is visible in your inbox. Did you mean after a reload of the page? Feb 12, 2014 at 8:32
  • @MartijnPieters yes after the page reload
    – Bala
    Feb 12, 2014 at 8:33
  • Once you read inbox item it will stay there forever, even if the related post or comment is deleted. Only if the comment/post is deleted before you click the box to read the notification, it will cause the notification to disappear. Feb 12, 2014 at 8:34
  • @ShadowWizard: I have not read/Seen the deleted post. It still appears in my inbox; Feb 12, 2014 at 10:05
  • OK, I left a comment few seconds ago and deleted it. I'm 99% sure you don't have inbox item for it, but after you read the item leading to this comment, I can delete it and the item will stay. Feb 12, 2014 at 12:50
  • @ShadowWizard I sort of see the comment; I see 11 comments even though there are only 10 comments on the question imgur.com/4yEaK3U; Further more I'm sure that if you comment on some other question of mine, I'll see the deleted comment. Feb 12, 2014 at 13:08
  • @DevdattaTengshe still, you don't see the deleted comment itself, right? That's my point. :) Feb 12, 2014 at 13:09
  • @ShadowWizard when there are multiple comments on one question you don't see them separately; you only see the latest one and the number of comments.that's what happens when you deleted the comment and added a new one. To really reproduce this post an comment on some of my other question and delete it. I will see it e Feb 12, 2014 at 16:53
  • Done, I've posted a comment on your other question here on Meta then deleted it. Did you get notification? Feb 12, 2014 at 18:26


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