Sam's notebook

New MediaWiki extension: AutoCategoriseUploads April 6th, 2018, 7AM

Open content Programming

New MediaWiki extension: AutoCategoriseUploads. It “automatically adds categories to new file uploads based on keyword metadata found in the file. The following metadata types are supported: XMP (many file types, including JPG, PNG, PDF, etc.); ITCP (JPG); ID3 (MP3)”. Unfortunately there’s no code yet in the repository, so there’s nothing to test. Sounds interesting though.

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Tabulate updated to not require REST API plugin November 25th, 2017, 9AM

Programming

I’ve removed Tabulate’s dependency on the REST API plugin, because that’s now been moved in to core WordPress. (Actually, that happened rather a while ago, but I’m slack and haven’t been paying enough attention to Tabulate this year; other things going on!) I hope to get back to adding file-field support to Tabulate sometime soon. […]

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What goes Where on the Web May 7th, 2014, 9AM

Open content

Every now and then I recap on where and what I store online. Today I do so again, while I’m rather feeling that there should be discrete and specific tools for each of the things. Firstly there are the self-hosted items: WordPress for blogging (where photo and file attachments should be customized to the exact […]

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Upgrading MediaWiki and SMW July 25th, 2011, 7PM

Programming

I was updating MediaWiki to 1.17 last night, and kept getting a:: Fatal error: Call to undefined function wfWarn() in /var/www/w/extensions/SemanticMediaWiki/includes/SMW_Setup.php on line 49 because I was setting up SMW with $wgServerName: require_once(“$IP/extensions/SemanticMediaWiki/SemanticMediaWiki.php”); enableSemantics($wgServerName); and this has been deprecated in 1.17. As for why SMW is using the nonexistant mfWarn(), I haven’t got time to […]

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