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Flow: new topic has no title and no post, editing title saves with string "false"
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string upon saving changed title

as a logged in user at

attempt to start a new topic with a title and details

a Flow entry is saved but has no topic or details

attempt to edit the title of an existing topic

upon clicking Change Title, browser simply shows the string "false" in the title

on reload, no change is saved, but previous title is gone

see screen shot

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Severity: critical


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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:18 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz64386.
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Happening on too. new topic and first comment has no topic title.

Then when I view the topic, neither topic nor title text!

And when I view the history it's all blank!

S Page (WMF) (talk | contribs | block) commented on "" ()
S Page (WMF) (talk | contribs | block) created the topic ""

This was a cache problem that only manifested in production because neither ee-flow labs instance nor beta labs runs with a separate ExternalStore for Flow.

It was fixed by gerrit I5814d07d58375 'Revert "Implement multiPut method"', which we backported to 1.24wmf2.