Soon as a question is posted on meta, diamond mods get a notification of that in their inbox.

I just migrated a question from superuser.com to meta.superuser.com and found that the question permalink is incorrect and thereby leads to a 404 page.

This is the URL in the GlobalInbox


while it should have been


  • Isn't Meta.SO more appropriate for software issues?
    – Daniel Beck Mod
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 10:05
  • 2
    @DanielBeck - Robert Cartaino has mentioned Network-related questions are okay hosted on your meta site. Please pass that on to your community when you see users shutting down discussions with "This should be asked on meta.SO."
    – Sathyajith Bhat Mod
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 10:27
  • The team is going to slap us if we ever dare say that again @Daniel!
    – Ivo Flipse
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 11:17
  • hehe :) true that @IvoFlipse
    – Sathyajith Bhat Mod
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 11:19
  • @Ivo I don't have a ♦, you don't even trust me so I'm allowed to be as wrong as I want ;) But still, good to know.
    – Daniel Beck Mod
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 11:28
  • @DanielBeck, meta.stackexchange.com/questions/89228/… Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 15:33
  • Ironically @Rebecca, we have to read about this on... MSO
    – Ivo Flipse
    Commented Jun 4, 2011 at 0:12
  • @IvoFlipse, oy. Commented Jun 4, 2011 at 0:14

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A recent refactor of migrations (which are now much less terrible, at least code wise, now) introduced this bug. Basically, notifying mods of posts before they're inserted into database; in which case Post.Id = default(int) = 0.

A fix for this has been checked in, and will go out with the build later today.


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