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Dear Deity,

You might want to look into some divine intervention regarding this lovely person... ;-)

--Cargo Cult 06:51, 30 Aug 2005 (PDT)



Would you please enable the page, revision, and user id numbers in the XML export (Special:Export)? I'd like to automate the model gallery project (along with other projects, such as filling in the Availability data in all entity articles) but without the unique IDs provided by that option it's very difficult. The option is enabled by default since MediaWiki 1.5, and as you can see in the changelog:

* Special:Export now includes page, revision, and user id numbers by
  default (previously this was disabled for no particular reason)

there's no reason to leave them disabled. I do not know the name of the setting; if I find it I'll list it here. Having it enabled would be very helpful. Thanks. —Maven (talk) 21:45, 19 Oct 2005 (PDT)

Ooooo, XML export would be very handy. --wisemx 04:20, 20 Oct 2005 (PDT)
We already have it <smiles>—just go to Special:Export or Special:Export/pagetitle. Unfortunately, it's missing some information that would make it easier to use. —Maven (talk) 11:46, 20 Oct 2005 (PDT)
Thanks. Ran some tests that came out well formed but it appeared images would need cdata wraps. --wisemx 11:58, 20 Oct 2005 (PDT)
In case you're interested: the XML Schema can be found here. (If you find DTDs easier to read, as I do, then see the unofficial DTD instead.) Those are for export version 0.3; however, ours is currently 0.1. —Maven (talk) 12:11, 20 Oct 2005 (PDT)

Ok, I can't find a setting for this, and by now I'm doubting that such a setting exists. However, it can be implemented by changing a default parameter in the PHP. In includes/SpecialExport.php,

function page2xml( $page, $curonly, $full = false ) {

should be

function page2xml( $page, $curonly, $full = true ) {

However, since I doubt you're willing to make code changes on my say-so, upgrading to MediaWiki 1.5 would be just as good (better, actually). —Maven (talk) 19:54, 21 Oct 2005 (PDT)

case-senstive page_title links - MediaWiki 1.4 bug ?

This is driving me crazy! For example, is there any good reason why Movement Hierarchy should not just link to the movement hierarchy article, or VBSP to vbsp ? Why do they link to the edit page of the article not the article itself? I can't even create #REDIRECT pages to get around it. Is there a good reason or can this (pleeeeeease!) be fixed. --Beeswax 07:26, 2 Apr 2008 (PDT)

Bugged pages when past a certain length

On the List of L4D Models page, it goes into blank space past "props_rooftop\acvent03.mdl" (ctrl+f and paste to hop to it) for some reason - but when you edit the page you can see the content past that still exists, just for some reason the wiki isn't showing it

Wikipedia doesn't have this problem dunno if it's a known bug or what, thought you should know --Wikikitty 19:37, 7 April 2009 (UTC)