Steve Summit | 1 Aug 04:56 2006

Re: diff efficiency

Simetrical wrote:
>On 7/31/06, Steve Summit <scs@...> wrote:
>>Tim Starling wrote:
>>> In fact, we've been considering suppressing the "current version"
>>> display from diff pages...
>>
>> But until you do, I guess the point (i.e. which button a
>> conscientious bot or user should press first) is moot, since the
>> slow preview button takes 800 ms, and the fast diff button takes
>> 40+800ms.
>
> Nope, because "show changes" doesn't render the page.  It just shows
> you the diff.

(smacks forehead)

I fell for Tim's sly misdirection utterly. :-)  He was talking about,
and just there I was thinking of, the diffs run off of the history page,
not the edit page.
mboverload | 1 Aug 05:47 2006
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Re: diff efficiency

How 'bout we get Cray to donate a supercomputer and we just have that do the
diffs.  =D

On 7/31/06, Steve Summit <scs@...> wrote:
>
> Simetrical wrote:
> >On 7/31/06, Steve Summit <scs@...> wrote:
> >>Tim Starling wrote:
> >>> In fact, we've been considering suppressing the "current version"
> >>> display from diff pages...
> >>
> >> But until you do, I guess the point (i.e. which button a
> >> conscientious bot or user should press first) is moot, since the
> >> slow preview button takes 800 ms, and the fast diff button takes
> >> 40+800ms.
> >
> > Nope, because "show changes" doesn't render the page.  It just shows
> > you the diff.
>
> (smacks forehead)
>
> I fell for Tim's sly misdirection utterly. :-)  He was talking about,
> and just there I was thinking of, the diffs run off of the history page,
> not the edit page.
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brion | 1 Aug 09:15 2006
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MediaWiki automated test run failure 2006-08-01

An automated run of parserTests.php showed the following failures:

Running test Table security: embedded pipes
(http://mail.wikipedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2006-April/034637.html)... FAILED!
Running test Link containing double-single-quotes '' (bug 4598)... FAILED!
Running test Magic Word: {{CURRENTMONTHNAMEGEN}}... FAILED!
Running test Template with thumb image (wiht link in description)... FAILED!
Running test message transform: <noinclude> in transcluded template (bug 4926)... FAILED!
Running test message transform: <onlyinclude> in transcluded template (bug 4926)... FAILED!
Running test BUG 1887, part 2: A <math> with a thumbnail- math enabled... FAILED!
Running test HTML bullet list, unclosed tags (bug 5497)... FAILED!
Running test HTML ordered list, unclosed tags (bug 5497)... FAILED!
Running test HTML nested bullet list, open tags (bug 5497)... FAILED!
Running test HTML nested ordered list, open tags (bug 5497)... FAILED!
Running test Parsing optional HTML elements (Bug 6171)... FAILED!
Running test Inline HTML vs wiki block nesting... FAILED!
Running test Mixing markup for italics and bold... FAILED!
Running test 5 quotes, code coverage +1 line... FAILED!
Running test HTML Hex character encoding.... FAILED!
Running test dt/dd/dl test... FAILED!

Passed 412 of 429 tests (96.04%) FAILED!
田中 万太郎 | 1 Aug 09:33 2006
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Steve Bennett | 1 Aug 11:55 2006
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Odd mathtex problem?

On this page:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zone_plate

I'm getting "Failed to parse (Can't write to or create math output
directory): r_{n} = \sqrt{n f \lambda}" in place of the mathtex
equations.

However:
When I click "edit", the equations display correctly in the preview.

I'm guessing purging the cache or something might fix it, but in case
no one has seen this before I thought I'd report it.

Steve
Stephen Bain | 1 Aug 13:03 2006
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Re: diff efficiency

On 8/1/06, mboverload <mboverload@...> wrote:
> How 'bout we get Cray to donate a supercomputer and we just have that do the
> diffs.  =D

We'll get a few and give them typewriters, then they can go ahead and
write the encyclopaedia. Easier to clean up after than all those
monkeys.

--

-- 
Stephen Bain
stephen.bain@...
Uwe Brauer | 1 Aug 13:44 2006
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how to sync wikipedia on different PC

Hello

That might be a obvious question (however I did not find a solution
when looking up the documentation).

So I have my own private wikipedia running on one Laptop using
mediawiki 1.7.

Now I have installed the same setting on a different laptop. In both
cases the mysql database in question is called wikidb.

I thought I just could pack (tar.gz) the one wikidb and transfer it to
the other laptop, unpack it (rename the old one) and off you go.

Not so! When I go to All pages in that Laptop, I still see the "old"
pages.

Shall I execute a special command?

Thanks 

Uwe Brauer 
Dorożyński Janusz | 1 Aug 14:32 2006
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Re: how to sync wikipedia on different PC

| -----Original Message-----
| From: ... Uwe Brauer
| Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 1:45 PM
/
| Not so! When I go to All pages in that Laptop, I still see the "old"
| pages.

Are you using any cache like eAccelerator?

Reg., Janusz 'Ency' Dorozynski
Uwe Brauer | 1 Aug 14:43 2006
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Re: how to sync wikipedia on different PC

>>>>> "Doro" == Doro¿yñski Janusz <dorozynskij@...> writes:

   Doro> | -----Original Message-----
   Doro> | From: ... Uwe Brauer
   Doro> | Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 1:45 PM
   Doro> /
   Doro> | Not so! When I go to All pages in that Laptop, I still see the "old"
   Doro> | pages.

   Doro> Are you using any cache like eAccelerator?

No no caching, as far as I can tell
Daniel Kinzler | 1 Aug 15:09 2006
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Extension Installer

Hi all

I have written an experimental installer for extensions. It's in SVN,
maintenance/installExtension.php; It would be great if you would try it,
and give some feedback. I hope this will make life much easier for users.

Basically, it fetches the files, places them in the extension dir, and
optionally patches LocalSettings.php (if the user chooses that option
and the extension provides an install.settings patch file). The
CategoryTree extension has such a file, if you want to try the patching
feature.

Extensions can be fetched from local tgz files or directories, from
remote tgz files, or from a SVN path. The installer looks up extensions
in "repositories", which are directories containing tgz files or
subdirectories.

Per default, http://svn.wikimedia.org/svnroot/mediawiki/trunk/extensions
is used as the repository (in svn mode), unless MediaWiki was checked
out via SVN - in that case, the SVN path given in .svn/entries is used.

For testing, I have set up a tgz based repository at
<http://tools.wikimedia.de/~daniel/repository/extensions/>. It has a tgz
for each subdirectory in the extensions module. Note that extensions
that do not have their own subdirectory are not supported.

Caveats: Custom install scripts (for example to patch the database) are
not yet supported. This needs some more thought I guess. The ability to
uninstall or deactivate extensions could be added - not sure how helpful
that would be. The present script will also not work on Windows, because
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