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Another big problem...

Posted by Becky Coulson  
Becky Coulson February 11, 2010 07:36PM
I bid successfully on Tony Gill's Citrine Quartz, and the auction ended hours ago. Now it is relisted as No. 450! What is happening?
David Von Bargen February 11, 2010 08:52PM
Tony, after the auction ended, was the status listed as a sale or not met reserve?
Becky Coulson February 12, 2010 07:08AM
I have heard from Tony - the reserve was met, and he says I have won the auction, so we will now complete our transaction.
At first, when I logged onto the auction site, there was a message saying I had been successful, but when I logged in again a
while later it had disappeared. I have had strange occurences on two auctions - but fortunately, you require the seller to be a registered Mindat member, and therefore I have been able to contact both sellers. Thanks for your work on the auction site. Becky
David Von Bargen February 12, 2010 12:15PM
I've browsed through the code and haven't seen any obvious problem. I've gone in and recreated the bids for the item and want to see how the daily processing affects this auction. Sometime in the next 24 hours you should receive emails about the completion of the auction (I hope). Thanks for your patience.

I've found where the logic errors were that allowed this to happen. Anyone could repost the auction if the winning bid was just at the reserve. Fixed it now. Thanks for bringing this up.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/12/2010 02:36PM by David Von Bargen.
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