I came across a use for the iterable_to_array function from your iterable-functions library, but I was a bit surprised to find that it wasn't already in use in any WMF codebase (according to codesearch) and packagist seems to say nothing else depends on it either. What's up? It is safe to make parsoid depend on iterable-functions, or is there some other reason why nothing is using it yet?
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A barnstar for you!
|The Technical Barnstar|
| Heiya Jeroen,|
this is for your tireless efforts on making extensions more professional as well as having an ear for the community. I and presumably a lot of other people out there very much appreciate this. Cheers and keep up your excellent work.
-- [[kgh]] 10:19, 10 December 2011 (UTC)
A kitten for you!
Structured data across Wikimedia is starting!
Hello there, Jeroen! I am writing to you because a new WMF project, Structured Data Across Wikimedia (SDAW), is about to start.
SDAW is a grant-funded programme that will explore ways to structure content on wikitext pages in a way that will be machine-recognizable and -relatable, in order to make reading, editing, and searching easier and more accessible across projects and on the Internet.
The reason why I am contacting you is because of your involvement with Wikidata and Semantic MediaWiki, and your opinion would be of great interest for us to kickstart the discussion. We defined a series of questions we would like to have feedback on. If you want to ask a question on your own, or just want to share with us your ideas or opinions, please feel free to do so!
Also, if you know some other user(s) that can be interested, please let me know or invite them to join the discussion. The more, the better!
Hope to hear from you soon!
I posted a problem on the SubPageList extension talk page. My compliments to your skill in clean coding--evident when searching for a possible fix. When you get a moment, would you mind taking a look and seeing if there is a way to get templates to work correctly under the SubPageList extension?
Thank you, sir!
Wikimedians in belgium
Hello Jeroen De Dauw, I noticed you saying here you live close by. We are currently working on founding a chapter in Belgium. If you are interested in this, you can visit our wiki at wmbe: and sign up on wmbe:Founding/Interested people. Greetings - Romaine (talk) 16:00, 7 December 2012 (UTC)
I've already been on that list for half a year :)
Sorry, I apparently missed your name. Be welcome to be more active on the wiki and with the projects! :-)
Old version of Maps extension?
I have an old MW 1.15.1 install using the depreciated GoogleMaps extension that uses Google Maps V2 which is of course also depreciated. So all maps stopped working on my wiki as of yesterday. As a temporary solution, before upgrading MW and installing the current Maps, I'd like to use an earlier version of your Maps extension and for this I need the 0.7.x version but I couldn't find it anywhere. Is it still available to somewhere? If so, where?
I highly recommend against using a version that old.
Hi Jeroen, I notice you have some experience with SMW. Can you please help me troubleshoot a page on my wiki? See http://libertapedia.org/w/index.php?title=Edward_Brown_%28prisoner%29&oldid=23038 (working version) and http://libertapedia.org/wiki/Edward_Brown_%28prisoner%29 (non-working version). I replaced the #ask with #show. Isn't that the command I'm supposed to use when I'm only trying to get one result? Once this is figured out, then there is a template I am also trying to troubleshoot, and then hopefully everything will be working as intended. Thanks.
By the way, if you get stuck on your project, or just want to bounce ideas of someone, feel free to drop me a line. I've only been programming MediaWiki for a few months, but I'm fairly good at research, and sometimes it's helpful to have a second pair of eyes look at a problem.
I don't see anything wrong there. I'm not that familiar with SMW syntax though. You're better off asking such a question on the SMW user list: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for your offer of support. Can you add me on some IM app (see user page for usernames)?
Just a note : the download snapshot functionnality of the RSS extension is not working.
Will have a look why it's not working.
Style not working
Let's Cornify the world!
Great widget! We need more of these ;)
I've added some async loading to it so it doesn't slow down target site! ;)
Awesome, thanks :)
And now I know there is an async attribute for script tags in HTML 5 :)
I just installed this on MedaWiki, but can not get it to work.
MediaWiki is ver 1.15. I downloaded the latest snapshot of SlimboxThumbs from SF. Installed the SlimboxThumbs folder etc in /extensions/ I added "include_once("$IP/extensions/SlimboxThumbs/SlimboxThumbs.php");" at the end of LocalSettings.php
My image is addressed by "
Is there something I've missed?
You can see it at http://wiki.webtrees.net/Access_and_Privacy
What is "SF" in "I downloaded the latest snapshot of SlimboxThumbs from SF"? Also, what am I supposed to see on the linked page? I don't see anything odd, and there doesn't appear to be any "My image is addressed by".
Sorry for those confusions. Ignore "SF", my error. I got the download of SlimboxThumbs by clicking on "Download snapshot" at www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:SlimboxThumbs.
The link attached to "My image is addressed by" was converted to an image link, on the right of the post. Not much use to you, I realise. Sorry. Try http://wiki.webtrees.net/Access_and_Privacy
If you click on the image there, captioned "Setting user access", on the right-hand side, I expected it to open in slimbox, but it doesn't.
I have no doubt its my error - but need to help to see where.
Are you able to help, or is there someone else I should be asking?
I intend to have a poke at this issue at some point, but that can take a while. After all, I'm not the maintainer of SlimboxThumbs. Sadly enough the person that is the maintainer does currently not have the time to look at it. So you are probably best of waiting with using the extension until it's more stable.
Mainspace redirect to your userpage?
It's to have a shorter/nicer URL. If it's a problem, I'll just remove it again, but I don't see any harm done with it.
It's the only one of its kind? I realize it doesn't harm anything (it's hard to really cause harm on a wiki, yes?)...just a matter of "we don't do that."