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Fix GROUP_BY_FOLDER in query system

RESOLVED INVALID

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Firefox
Bookmarks & History
P3
normal
RESOLVED INVALID
11 years ago
7 years ago

People

(Reporter: Brett Wilson, Assigned: Ondrej Brablc)

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Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

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(Reporter)

Description

11 years ago
The current query system doesn't do anything with GROUP_BY_FOLDER. It just assumes for bookmark queries that you want folders, and for history queries you don't. The only thing this option would help is for nested tags if you want all items in the folder and it's descendents to appear in a flat list. Apparently we aren't supporting this, so we can remove this flag.
(Reporter)

Updated

11 years ago
Priority: -- → P2
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 2 alpha2
(Reporter)

Updated

11 years ago
Depends on: 317830
Whiteboard: swag: 0d (part of 317830)
Target Milestone: Firefox 2 alpha2 → Firefox 2 beta1
Created attachment 218867 [details] [diff] [review]
partial work

This doesn't work, but is a straw man of a group by folder impl.
Summary: Remove GROUP_BY_FOLDER from query system → Fix GROUP_BY_FOLDER from query system
Whiteboard: swag: 0d (part of 317830) → swag: ???d
(Reporter)

Comment 2

11 years ago
Note: we should also make sure using multiple folders in the query gives the same results.
(Reporter)

Updated

11 years ago
Priority: P2 → P3
Summary: Fix GROUP_BY_FOLDER from query system → Fix GROUP_BY_FOLDER in query system
Whiteboard: swag: ???d → swag: 2d
Target Milestone: Firefox 2 beta1 → Firefox 3 alpha2
(Reporter)

Updated

11 years ago
Assignee: brettw → nobody
should resolve this asap, before B1 which is likely when extension developers will really start to flex this stuff.
No longer depends on: 317830
Target Milestone: Firefox 3 alpha2 → Firefox 3 alpha6
Whiteboard: swag: 2d
Target Milestone: Firefox 3 alpha6 → Firefox 3 beta1
Target Milestone: Firefox 3 M7 → Firefox 3 M8
making this a tracker for the other GROUP_BY_FOLDER bugs.
Depends on: 369657, 369658, 378799
Target Milestone: Firefox 3 M8 → Firefox 3 M9
Target Milestone: Firefox 3 M9 → Firefox 3 M10

Comment 5

10 years ago
B1 is out, and still not fixed. In my extension i need to recursively get all folders as i want to show all bookmarks in a flat list. It would be nice, if this wouldn't be needed.
Target Milestone: Firefox 3 M10 → Firefox 3 M11
(Assignee)

Comment 6

9 years ago
I just want to remind that with bug 385245 all the other groupings will be removed (if patch gets approved). I have now checked that GROUP_BY_FOLDER is only used for the "Recent Tags" query in "Smart Bookmarks". So I will try to remove the last grouping using the mentioned bug.
(Assignee)

Comment 7

9 years ago
Bug 385245 has been finished and is waiting for review. Grouping was completely replaced with queries. 
Assignee: nobody → ondrej
Depends on: 385245
Target Milestone: Firefox 3 beta3 → ---
(Assignee)

Comment 8

9 years ago
GROUP_BY_FOLDER has gone with bug 385245, the bug is invalid now.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Bug 451915 - move Firefox/Places bugs to Firefox/Bookmarks and History. Remove all bugspam from this move by filtering for the string "places-to-b-and-h".

In Thunderbird 3.0b, you do that as follows:
Tools | Message Filters
Make sure the correct account is selected. Click "New"
Conditions: Body   contains   places-to-b-and-h
Change the action to "Delete Message".
Select "Manually Run" from the dropdown at the top.
Click OK.

Select the filter in the list, make sure "Inbox" is selected at the bottom, and click "Run Now". This should delete all the bugspam. You can then delete the filter.

Gerv
Component: Places → Bookmarks & History
QA Contact: places → bookmarks
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