On 21/08/06, cohesion <cohesion@...> wrote:
> > HumanCell.org wrote:
> > > This may not be a problem, just my misunderstanding of <ask>.
> > >
> > > I expect the output to be:
> > > "Result of ask for population is: 7,421,328"
> > > But the result is:
> > > "Result of ask for population is: population , population 7,421,328,
> > > and population"
> > >
> > > Could someone please explain what is happening?
> > >
> It's pulling [[Template:Sandbox]] and [[Talk:Sandbox]] if you do a query:
> you get all three returned, the other pages don't have assigned
> populations though, so if you require that attribute they don't
> return. That behavior kinda limits the usefulness of :=* since it
> seems like it might cross-match a lot with talk pages.
This sounds similar to bug 1540387
Could someone check?
Are there explicit specifications for <ask>?
For my applications the most desirable behaviour for :=* in an inline
query would be simply to print the value (and not attribute+value,
it's easier to add the attribute to output than to remove it). For