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Bug 2964 - OpenSearch Support
OpenSearch Support
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-07-25 19:09 UTC by Gregory Szorc
Modified: 2009-12-30 05:23 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments
OpenSearch RSS Generator (3.71 KB, text/plain)
2005-07-25 19:11 UTC, Gregory Szorc
Details

Description Gregory Szorc 2005-07-25 19:09:12 UTC
OpenSearch is a way to retrieve search results using RSS.  http://a9.com is the principle supporter of the format.  It would be beneficial to retrieve search 
results from a MediaWiki installation using a standard XML format.
Comment 1 Gregory Szorc 2005-07-25 19:11:52 UTC
Created attachment 742 [details]
OpenSearch RSS Generator

This script will generate an OpenRSS compliant feed for a MediaWiki
installation.  It was developed against 1.5b3, but still might work with 1.4.x.


Place the file in any subdirectory of the installation base for it to work.
Comment 2 Gregory Szorc 2005-12-17 23:12:28 UTC
I have created a MediaWiki special page that returns OpenSearch query results. 
It is still a work in progress, but it seems to be working all right.  The
source code can be found at
http://opensource.case.edu/svn/MediaWikiHacks/plugins/OpenSearch/trunk/opensearch.php

Development documentation can be found at
http://opensource.case.edu/projects/MediaWikiHacks/wiki/OpenSearch
Comment 3 Christian Schade 2006-02-11 07:14:55 UTC
Sugest that you publish the wikipedia.org opensearch feeds somewhere since it can 
then be used as an integrated search provider in IE7
Comment 4 Gregory Szorc 2006-05-01 18:39:22 UTC
I have updated my OpenSearch special page.  See
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/OpenSearch or
http://opensource.case.edu/projects/MediaWikiHacks/wiki/OpenSearch
Comment 5 Jo Hermans 2006-08-30 08:54:19 UTC
(I'm a contributor for Firefox)

I noticed that the OpenSearch link works in Firefox 2.0, but we have problem
because it doesn't include a title-tag. this is also the reason that it doesn't
work in Internet Explorer 7. I wrote a bug about it (for FF), and the current
resolution is to *disable* support for opensearch-links without a title tag.
Please add one soon, so that the automatic installation will work again in the
final version of Firefox 2.0 (end of September).

See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349431


jo DOT hermans AT gmail DOT com
Comment 6 Jo Hermans 2006-09-07 14:01:41 UTC
mozilla bug 349431 is now fixed - we don't offer to install the search-plugin
anymore because it doesn't have a title-tag.
Comment 7 Brion Vibber 2006-09-08 09:08:32 UTC
Note that at this time we don't have an official OpenSearch feed.
Comment 8 Rob Church 2006-11-21 17:07:19 UTC
"Experimental" OpenSearch support included in MediaWiki since r16137.

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