Thank you and that makes sense. I'm trying to change the code now to support redirects
since it gets a different JSONObject (key is not categories for redirects) for redirects.
***one other question, for the title "Nervous system", I need to query into 3
layers. for the firs time it gives me 3 categories,
1. Nervous system
Then I need to query each of these 3 categories to get their sub categories. but in a loop
when I parse again Nervous system, it gives me the same three results but I want to get
the results as I traverse in Wikipedia manually. In Wikipedia, when I search "Nervous
system", it gives me these three results first and then when I click on the category
Nervous system (in the initial result of categories), it gives me "Organ
systems" and "Mind". How can I do this in the code with MediaWiki API?
----- Original Message -----
From: Brad Jorsch <b-jorsch(a)alum.northwestern.edu>
Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 3:28 pm
Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-api] categories query does not return any results.
To: MediaWiki API announcements & discussion
On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 02:40:52PM -0400, Dalkandura
For example, "Populated places" does not return any category listing
for the query but if you search Wikipedia, it gives categories.
No it doesn't.
Perhaps you did not notice you followed a redirect to [[Populated
place]], no 's'?
If you want the API to follow redirects, add '&redirects' to
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