Is WikiTree showing the correct suggestion list results?

+3 votes
A profile I corrected is showing the same suggestion again.

Anybody else seeing this problem?
WikiTree profile: Aaron Buch
in WikiTree Tech by Tommy Buch G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
retagged by Tommy Buch
Did you remember to update the status to show that you corrected the error?

Shirley, is this what you are talking about?

WikiTree ID Date Status Comment
Buch-358 16.08.2020 09:19:42 Corrected Corrected, adding day and month to year of birth
Yes it is. Also you need to remember that the Suggestions list is only updated weekly, usually on Monday. In order to remove corrected suggestions from my list, I usually refresh the page so they don't show.
Yes, I refreshed the page after setting the status (on Aug 16) and it cleared it from the list.  But today I see the same suggestion back on the list, as if it didn’t check to see that the update had taken place. I don’t know what to do with the suggestion now.
I'd give it until next Monday's update. If it isn't gone by then, you might want to check with Aleš to see if there is a problem.
I will do that. Thanks.
Update ... the suggestion did clear the following week.

3 Answers

+3 votes
That is strange about that suggestion because the corrected should remove it. I just updated a suggestion and it is removed as it should be.  Add a tag of Ales so he can look at it.
by Linda Peterson G2G6 Pilot (623k points)
+2 votes
The issue is that there is a small delay between the time the suggestions are checked and when the weekly lists are published. Any suggestion corrected during that time will still show in the lists even though there is a corrected status message.

It will clear on the next update if left or you could redo the corrected status if you desire.
by Darren Kellett G2G6 Pilot (200k points)
If you mark a Suggestion as corrected, then look at the suggestions for that profile, it will be removed immediately, which is what Tommy and I both did.  If you look at the 'complete' Suggestions list for a number, those are static and will not change, but the Suggestions shown for a profile are updated immediately because they are linked to Wikitree +
+5 votes
Data dump is usually done on Sunday, around 14:00 GMT But it starts 10 hours earlier. That means edits from Sunday morning are not in the dump. You can see that in the suggestion report still being 1853 Owl Hill. I hide the corrected status until the next dump, but I can only have a fixed time for all profiles. I use 12:00 GMT for that. That reshows corrections done on Sunday morning.


Suggestion Link Info Name Rel. Birth Death Gender Manager Marriage Status
574 FindAGrave - Imprecise birth date Help Video Buch-404
image H
20 Jul 1853 Aaron G. Buch 1853 Owl Hill certain 27 Jan 1927 Manheim, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Male image Buch-358
54916186 Aaron Grube Buch 20 Jul 1853 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA 1927 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA

 So you will have to wait until Monday for suggestion to go away.

by Aleš Trtnik G2G6 Pilot (659k points)

Sunday: 2:00 PM (14:00) GMT = 9:00 AM (9:00) CDT

10 hours earlier

4:00 AM (4:00) GMT = 11:00 PM (23:00) Previous Day CDT

So, my cutoff time for corrections to be part of the data dump is Saturday night at 11:00 p.m.

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