Unpublishing worksheets just changes the user

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Jason Grout

May 30, 2011, 1:43:02 PM5/30/11
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Hi all,

We just had a situation in the MAA PREP workshop where a user did the

1. publish a worksheet

<a week passes>

2. unpublish the worksheet

3. the worksheet still is listed in the "Published" public page, but is
now owned by "pub" instead of by the original owner

4. as admin, I log in and see the worksheet in the listing of all
worksheets on the admin main page, but the worksheet is owned by a
different user (not pub and not the original user).

Does anyone know what is going on in steps 3 and 4, or at least an idea
of where I can look to understand this better? Can someone give a short
explanation of what happens (or should happen) when a worksheet is
published/unpublished? I'm not terribly familiar with what happens when
a worksheet is published/unpublished. It seems like this issue of an
owner changing to "pub" has come up before, but I've spent 1/2 hour
searching for it and can't find any mention of it.




Jun 1, 2011, 11:58:05 AM6/1/11
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The owner did change to pub in the past, no matter who published it.
Perhaps the 'unpublishing' reverts to the previous behavior, as if no
one ever considered that option?
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