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Bug 4324 - Feature request: usable {{NUMBEROFFILES}} variable
Feature request: usable {{NUMBEROFFILES}} variable
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mai...
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Reported: 2005-12-20 17:36 UTC by David Benbennick
Modified: 2006-03-05 23:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description David Benbennick 2005-12-20 17:36:09 UTC
There used to be a NUMBEROFFILES variable, used on the Commons Main Page and
other places.  It no longer works.
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-12-20 17:41:05 UTC
It has been disabled on Wikimedia and will probably be removed from the source
tree, the implementation is too slow.
Comment 2 David Benbennick 2005-12-20 17:50:02 UTC
Alright, changing this bug to an enhancement request.

Since the Commons is all about images, it would be really nice to have a way to
report how many images we have, equivalent to the NUMBEROFARTICLES variable on
Wikipedia.  In principle, it's possible to implement this efficiently:
Special:Upload simply increments a variable, and Special:Delete decrements it.
Comment 3 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-12-20 17:52:38 UTC
Product => Wikimedia web sites, it's still in the tree, just not on Wikimedia
Comment 4 Erik Moeller 2005-12-20 23:17:38 UTC
It might be nice to maintain separate counters for different file types.
Comment 5 bdk 2005-12-23 03:14:43 UTC
What about NUMBEROFMEDIAFILES? ;-) 
Comment 6 David Benbennick 2005-12-23 17:43:46 UTC
Thanks, Bdk.  Wierd that the variable name would be changed, breaking all pages
that used the old name ...
Comment 7 David Benbennick 2005-12-23 21:43:08 UTC
Er, never mind.  That's just
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Template:NUMBEROFMEDIAFILES, which is nearly
worthless.  Having an actual counter would be much better.
Comment 8 Enoch Lau 2006-02-13 00:34:27 UTC
The feature appears to have been implemented:
http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template%3ANUMBEROFMEDIAFILES&diff=1316987&oldid=1304522
Comment 9 Minh Nguyễn 2006-03-05 23:40:41 UTC
This has been usable for some time now. Marking FIXED.

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