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=== Why keeping oldest MBID? ===
 
=== Why keeping oldest MBID? ===
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It’s about the third party stuff (web sites, files, user scripts) that might have been more numerous to store the older MBID.
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Some of those will loose some functionality (like not being able to display related info it it looks for the new MBID in its database but they were more likely to have stored it with the older MBID).
  
 
* Keep most [[FlickrMachineTag]] working OK
 
* Keep most [[FlickrMachineTag]] working OK

Revision as of 17:28, 16 October 2016

MERGE INTO OLDEST MBID

Each entity has a primary public MBID and several secondary hidden MBID.

Why keeping oldest MBID?

It’s about the third party stuff (web sites, files, user scripts) that might have been more numerous to store the older MBID. Some of those will loose some functionality (like not being able to display related info it it looks for the new MBID in its database but they were more likely to have stored it with the older MBID).

  • Keep most FlickrMachineTag working OK
  • Keep most COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTER working OK

How to spot oldest MBID?

The lowest row ID indicates the oldest MBID.