Yeah that's still in, the bug was you were getting the notification even if you are online.
Notifications Disappear - Possibly Stale?
I haven't logged in for a while, but when I did I found a notification waiting. But when I click on the notification area, it kind of flashes and says there are no notifications:
It kind of seems like it's finding a notification for me and then possibly realizing it's old and removing it when I try to view it.