Timeline: Early dates (BC) break the timeline
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Trying to display dates BC are breaking the timeline. This was not seen before, since the time type could not handle those days anyway, and now we see that there is a problem with them.


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Denny created this task.Sep 15 2009, 9:53 AM

Denny: Any online wiki instance (URL) that this can be tested on?

Denny: Any online wiki instance (URL) that this can be tested on?

I've commited a patch myself.

I've a private wiki for now, sorry:
https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/55522/

The problem is that SMW BC dates are returned in a format like: '--356-08-29' and SIMILE expects something such as '-0356-08-29'

Aklapper closed this task as "Declined".Apr 2 2015, 2:42 PM

The Semantic MediaWiki developers requested in https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T64114 to move their task tracking to https://github.com/SemanticMediaWiki and to close remaining tasks in Wikimedia Phabricator. If you still face the problem reported in this task in a supported version of SMW, please feel free to transfer your report to https://github.com/SemanticMediaWiki/SemanticResultFormats/issues . We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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