Hidden topic – delisted (unlisted) – listed at the forum home page, visible without registration


(Graham Perrin) #1

At the home page in the list of latest topics, visible without registration, a topic:

Non-appearance or disappearance of some names at some Discourse /about pages

It was delisted a few days ago:

Found by searching, without signing in, which seems wrong:

– if I understand correctly, delisted topics should be not found without administrator privileges.

The delisted topic: Non-appearance or disappearance of some names at some Discourse /about pages

Disclosure

I wondered whether this report of a possible bug should be private. Privately I gained permission, from a member of staff, to publish.

Reproducibility

I have not yet reproduced the issue at Open Source Design (a Discourse-hosted instance).

https://discourse.opensourcedesign.net/search?q=lively%20thanks%20%40grahamperrin finds one topic but not a topic that is delisted, which seems correct:

Truly, properly, non-listed: