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icon4.gif   entry number not updated properly after deleting, posted by mo on Thu Jul 11 15:59:17 2002 
    icon3.gif   Re: entry number not updated properly after deleting, posted by Stefan Ritt on Thu Jul 11 16:03:56 2002 
Message ID: 69     Entry time: Thu Jul 11 16:03:56 2002     In reply to: 68
Icon: Idea  Author: Stefan Ritt  Author Email: stefan.ritt@psi.ch 
Category: Info  OS:   ELOG Version:  
Subject: Re: entry number not updated properly after deleting 
> Hello,
>     If you delete a message from the middle of a logbook that contains a 
> bunch of messages, the message numbers do not get updated properly.  For 
> instance, if you have 20 messages in the logbook, and delete number 15, 
> entry numbers 16 through 20 all do not get subtracted by one; their numbers 
> stay the same with #15 just missing in the middle.  
> 
> Mo

That's how it's supposed to be. Once a unique message ID is attached to a 
message, it stays there forever. Think of links to message like

http://midas.psi.ch/elogdemo/Forum/68

If you have such a link in a message or as a bookmark in your browser, and 
the ID gets changed from 68 to 67, then your link would be off.
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