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Nov 17 2015, 12:16 PM (452 w, 1 d)
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Jul 6 2020

Andre_Engels closed T252285: Introduction to dataextend as Resolved.
Jul 6 2020, 1:24 PM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2020

May 9 2020

Andre_Engels moved T252285: Introduction to dataextend from Backlog to Remote Hackathon on the Wikimedia-Hackathon-2020 board.
May 9 2020, 10:41 AM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2020
Andre_Engels added a project to T252285: Introduction to dataextend: Wikimedia-Hackathon-2020.
May 9 2020, 10:40 AM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2020
Andre_Engels created T252285: Introduction to dataextend.
May 9 2020, 10:39 AM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2020

Jun 19 2019

Andre_Engels closed T226037: make recoin work as Invalid.
Jun 19 2019, 2:45 PM · Wikidata-Gadgets, Wikidata

Jun 18 2019

Restricted Application added a project to T226037: make recoin work: Wikidata.
Jun 18 2019, 5:17 PM · Wikidata-Gadgets, Wikidata

Apr 23 2016

Andre_Engels created T133449: Reset administrator password for nlcheckuser-l mailing list.
Apr 23 2016, 12:19 PM · Wikimedia-Mailing-lists

Feb 17 2016

Andre_Engels added a comment to T74101: cmstartsortkey: DEPRECATED! Use starthexsortkey instead.

Okay, it seems I found out. Each letter has to be changed to its hexadecimal ASCII representation, using capitals. So to start at 'ABC' or 'Abc', one has to use cmstarthexsortkey=414243. For non-ascii characters, I assume it's the Unicode representation (which for the ASCII set is the same). So far, so good. But it seems there are exceptions to this too - on Dutch, to have the same start, one has to use cmstarthexsortkey=27292B instead. On Russian it does not work at all - 0878087904 starts at the beginning, 08768087905 is beyond the end. On Spanish, Swedish and Italian, 00 is already beyond the end, so you cannot even get the full list this way. It's a mess.

Feb 17 2016, 10:20 AM · Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot
Andre_Engels added a comment to T74101: cmstartsortkey: DEPRECATED! Use starthexsortkey instead.

Smashing idea from the Mediawiki developers. Let's deprecate this thing that people use, and force them instead to use this other thing. Oh, and let's not describe anywhere what this other thing is or how it works. Nobody needs that, right?

Feb 17 2016, 9:45 AM · Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot