[LON-CAPA-users] Warning message on republication of a problem (reposting with attached text rather than figures)

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Wed, 31 Jan 2007 15:27:35 -0500


At first glance, the old parameters and stores look wrong, and the  
new ones correct.

Did kids already work on these problems?

- Gerd.

On Jan 31, 2007, at 2:18 PM, Robley Light wrote:

> I was making a correction to the metadata (via edit metadata).for a
> published problem:
> res/fsu/GeneralChemLib/Lab/WaterAnal/ConcUnits.problem
> (removing the leading period in the title ".Concentration Units In  
> Water
> Analysis") and the color of the problem changed from green to  
> yellow.  But
> the metadata title did not change.
> When I started to republish the problem I got the warning message that
> student data may be lost.  Attached is a copy of the publication  
> warning
> with old and new parameters.  It seems the old parameters had a double
> underline and was being replaced by a single underline.
> I looked at the metadata diffs--the only change was removing the  
> period, and
> again I got a large number of diffs where the difference seems to  
> be some
> double underlines. (shown in attached file).
> The problem was originally written and published with version  
> 2.3.0.  Hon
> Kie had just upgraded to 2.3.2 before this happened.  Was there  
> some change
> in the version numbers that would cause this behaviour?
> If I were to republish now (during the course) will it screw up the  
> student
> data? To be safe I suppose I should wait until the end of the course.
> Lets hope this doesn't happen with other problem corrections I will  
> need to
> make during this term.  (We are using many "new" problems that are  
> being
> exposed to large classes for the first time, so some corrections  
> will be
> inevitable).
> Robley Light
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> Biochemistry
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> <metadataDiffs.txt>
> <Publication Warning.txt>