Last modified: 2007-01-31 05:29:01 UTC

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Bug 8837 - don't warn if attribute of Type:Float has a unit
don't warn if attribute of Type:Float has a unit
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Semantic MediaWiki (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
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Assigned To: S Page
http://ontoworld.org/wiki/Attribute:I...
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Reported: 2007-01-31 04:11 UTC by S Page
Modified: 2007-01-31 05:29 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description S Page 2007-01-31 04:11:20 UTC
In earlier versions of SMW, you could have [[Infant mortality rate:=4.12
deaths/1,000 live births]] and if the attribute is of Type:Float, SMW would just
remember the unit in smw_attributes.value_unit.

Now, including a unit results in a warning in the factbox "this attribute
supports no unit conversion" and the help warns against it.  The only way to
avoid this warning is to create a type with custom units.
Comment 1 S Page 2007-01-31 05:29:01 UTC
The fix is just to tweak SMWFloatTypeHandler->getUnitId() in SMW_DT_Float.php to
not return smw_unexpectedunit (which is then unused).

However, maybe the warning is useful to show once in searches?  The idiom of
"return (value, $errStr)" doesn't work well for returning a warning or an error.

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