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#86 Change topic behavior

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John Ralls
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2012-09-14
2001-06-02
John Ralls
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moderators/main #325, from morlok, 2721 chars, Sat Jun 2 09:54:38 2001
Comment to 317. Comment(s).


Something is wrong here.
Or, more specifically, something has changed.

Previously, I was able to change a topic name to itself to change the
descriptor. I have even advertised this in the past
This is no longer possible:

<snip>
:sho sciences
Moderator(s) morlok, bharbort.
Created: Fri Mar 9 14:45:28 2001


main Main or general topic.
notnews Not the news from the universe of science ;-)
physical A topic for the material world. Madonna welcome!
bioscience A topic for carbon based life-forms
seti For little green men. Are they really green? And Gort was a big
guy!
water_hole Gather 'round the watering hole, watch out for lions.
astronomy Keep looking up. Something might be coming your way.
folding For the Software that's trying to figure out what we're
made of.
math 2+2=5, for large enough values of 2
curiosity Something to do with felines?
test none
:mod sciences
Joining conference 'sciences', topic 'main'. 0 new messages.
Mod:ch test test
Topic 'test' already exists, try again!
Change to: test
Topic 'test' already exists, try again!
Change to: none
New topic description: none
Updating.
Mod:ch none test
New topic description: nada
/CoSy/confs/s/sciences/test: File exists
ln: /CoSy/confs/s/sciences/test/Text: File exists
ln: /CoSy/confs/s/sciences/test/Dir: File exists
Updating.
Mod:q
:sho sciences
Moderator(s) morlok, bharbort.
Created: Fri Mar 9 14:45:28 2001


main Main or general topic.
notnews Not the news from the universe of science ;-)
physical A topic for the material world. Madonna welcome!
bioscience A topic for carbon based life-forms
seti For little green men. Are they really green? And Gort was a big
guy!
water_hole Gather 'round the watering hole, watch out for lions.
astronomy Keep looking up. Something might be coming your way.
folding For the Software that's trying to figure out what we're
made of.
math 2+2=5, for large enough values of 2
curiosity Something to do with felines?
test nada

<snip>

So, even though it bitches about test existing, it apparently re-uses the
files, because test reappears, none disappears.

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