On Sun 15 Apr 2012, Kake <kake(a)earth.li> wrote:
> As far as I can tell from looking at the code,
yes, this is what it
> does - it finds you everything that isn't in Category: Pub. I can't
> think of a reason to want to do this either, but if Nick Burch (who
> coded this feature) is still around, perhaps he could give us an
> example of a use case.
On Mon 16 Apr 2012, Janet McKnight <janetmck(a)chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
That would be great. :-)
I should point out that I don't know if Nick _is_ still around! If not,
perhaps Dom is still in touch with him (or indeed can remember discussion
of this feature, though it's 6 years since it was implemented).
* everything which is missing an X, for every value
of X (at the moment
I can find everything without a postcode but not everything without a
web address -- seems a bit arbitrary unless there's something I'm missing
about the way the database works?)
It seems a bit arbitrary to me too, and in fact you can munge the URL
to do what you want, e.g.
so it's just a restriction of the interface. I don't know if that was
* everything in category/locale X which is missing a
- everything in Locale:Donnington which is missing grid refs
- everything in Locale:Rose_Hill which is missing a photo
- everything in Category:Pubs which is missing a website
- everything in Category:Cafes which is missing opening hours
Yes, these would be useful, as would be visualising the results on a
map instead of as a list.
Do you think you could have a go at raising a ticket for these
enhancements? bob recently did some much-needed triage on the bug
database, which has made me much more likely to actually look at the
reps there. If you don't already have a Trac account, there are
instructions for registering here: