wiki links lost because of database upgrade

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nd5y

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Apparently the new database upgrade changed whatever happens when you click on the wiki tab (what used to be the collaboration link) on a county or database entry.
I tried to find a wiki page I edited yesterday and it was gone. The wiki tab linked to a new blank wiki page. I checked a few other database pages where I knew there was a wiki article and the same thing happened.
I just wanted to point this out in case none of the admins noticed it.
 

nd5y

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The new wiki tab leaves off the two letter state abbreviation in parentheses that the wiki pages had.
The first one I found was Fort Sill Scanner Frequencies and Radio Frequency Reference
I fixed it by redirecting it to the old wiki page, but I don't know if that was a good idea.

Go here Military & National Guard Scanner Frequencies and Radio Frequency Reference
and click the wiki link. It creates a blank page.
It used to link to Military & National Guard Palo Pinto County (TX) - The RadioReference Wiki
 

ka3jjz

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I've already reported this. What has happened is that a lot of stuff the database is now referencing resulted in a botched wiki link - and the fix is a little sloppy in my not so humble opinion - we will likely have to install redirects where necessary.

Specifically what page(s) are lost? Get a list together so Bob, Ben and I can repair the damage. That goes for EVERYONE, not just ND5Y. The more examples we can throw out there, the more likely the problem can be addressed.

best regards..Mike
 
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ibagli

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It looks like it's affecting every agency page that's underneath a county (businesses, airports, etc.). Any wiki link on those database pages that used to end in "Random County (ST)" now just ends in "Random County."
 
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I emailed Lindsay to see if this is something he can correct on the DB side or if we will have to move those affected pages....
 

blantonl

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Folks, we've issued a fix for this. We accidentally left off the state code in parentheses at the end of the link. Easy fix, no worries.
 
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