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12-05-2008 @ 11:17AM
I figure it's something on the order of "oh, this stat's still fluid, we'll keep it in memcache and not write it to disk yet." Server reset comes along, something unclean happens, and oops, the stat was only current in mem copy - disk write was old. Maybe really old, in the case of Mr "lost 70 points of fishing".Which means, you know, something to try is stop using a stat for 10 minutes after you do something you care about with it. 10 minutes of inactivity should trip any LRU cache writedown.NB: I am not a Blizzie, I just play a gob engr on one of their servers. ;-) (and I'm not even 450 yet, oh noes!)
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