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Known bugs[edit]

  • There is currently no way to query on fields that hold a list of coordinates.
  • If a table is recreated via the web interface and the "job run rate" (set via $wgJobRunRate) is too high, it can lead to some pages not getting their data stored.
  • Cargo is known to work with the MySQL, PostgreSQL and MS SQL Server database systems. It has not been tested with either Oracle or SQLite, and most likely will not work with either one.

Planned features[edit]

Features that it would be useful to add to Cargo include:

  • More display formats, including slideshows and more complex charts.
  • Allow for defining "child tables" for templates, so that all templates that show up together on certain pages can be queried and displayed together more easily, especially in Special:Drilldown.
  • Better automatic display of data, including automatic maps, calendars/timelines and bar charts for tables that contain fields of type Coordinates, Date/Datetime and Integer/Float, respectively.
  • A new "Ratings" field type, which would have special handling in forms and drilldown.