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Bug 8049 - quick search link for Type:Email doesn't work
quick search link for Type:Email doesn't work
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Semantic MediaWiki (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: denny vrandecic
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-11-27 06:18 UTC by S Page
Modified: 2007-10-03 16:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description S Page 2006-11-27 06:18:16 UTC
If you click on the quicksearch magnifying glass icon for an attribute of
Type:Email in the factbox, the search fails.

I think this happens because the quick search uses the $vuser string as the text
to search for.  But for an attribute of Type:Email this text is the wikitext
[mailto:email email] instead of the simple "email" that is stored in the database.

Maybe SMWDataValue->addQuicksearchLink() should use the $vxsd value, or some
other $valueMatchingWhatsInDB.  And/or Special:SearchTriple could have an
alternate set of query string parameters that are more tightly defined.
Comment 1 Markus Krötzsch 2007-03-24 17:59:18 UTC
Indeed. Not sure whether this is a bug in Type:Email, in the generating code for
quick searches, or in our design of datavalues ;-) I will try to keep it in mind ...

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