Update character in guild section when updated seperately

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wartywarlock
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Update character in guild section when updated seperately

Post#1 » Wed Aug 17, 2011 11:46 am

Now maybe this has been discussed but it seems very strange to me that while live guild updates are disabled, it will still load a (currently very old) cache of players, well my player is also cached in a seperate area it would seem, for the single character look ups, well, when I refresh my character, why doesn't that update the guild cache?

Isn't that a bit odd? I mean at least this way guilds would be semi up to date, even if it can't properly gather achievements etc. Just yeah, why IS my character cached twice redundantly?

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Alex
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Re: Update character in guild section when updated seperatel

Post#2 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:20 am

Nah, characters are cached only once, regardless if it was a request on main page, or from live guild report. The problem is that guild report shows character in best scored spec, and that spec might have some old cache.
Example:
Paladin has 4500 score in protection spec, last seen on Aug 1st in that spec.
His second spec (lets say holy) has score 4400, and in the last 2 weeks we only see him logging off in this spec, so we can't update his prot spec/gear. So on guild page, he will be shown as protection paladin, 4500 score, last cached 18 days ago.

I hope that I wasn't too confusing with all this. I have to admit that it might be better if we just show the latest cache date, regardless of spec.

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