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DataBank
10-19-2012, 04:34 PM
The bug -
When looking at a user's friends list, it appears you only see those people who the user friended themselves, not those who friended the user and the user accepted.
Contrast Temrin's (https://www.weasyl.com/friends/temrin) list with my own (https://www.weasyl.com/friends/databank) (plus there's those who list her, but aren't on hers)

Expected behavior -
Accepting friend requests should, in my mind, place both users on each others' lists.

Other comments from a "oh God why can't I just stop thinking about the possible mechanics of this bug, I'm not the developer, argh!" standpoint -
As I, personally, would have designed this in a table with three important columns (Friender, Friendee, and Approved), my guess is that the Friends page only checks to see what links come from Friender and who is the Friendee, when it should work in a second query for links where they are the Friendee and who is the Friender. Both, of course, where approved is equivalent to true. Remembering to properly alphabetize the resulting list.

Cirr
10-19-2012, 11:44 PM
Not sure if this warrants a bump or not, but I'd like to confirm I've been getting this phenomenon too. I'd think of it as a bug, but I can see it being intended. If it is intended, though, I'm not entirely sure why.

Ransom
10-21-2012, 04:55 AM
I had the same problem. (http://forums.weasyl.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?1047-Innacurate-Friends-Lists)

Kihari
10-21-2012, 04:28 PM
The function that drives this page has been updated; thank you all for reporting.