8 May

Community Activity and Overview

Hello, everyone!

The Forvo and Pronunciation instant answer are currently not working and the community is beginning to holler. Check out the issue to see if you can lend a hand. As always, there's plenty of great activity below to dive into:

Notable Changes:

New Instant Answer Ideas:

5-minute Fixes:

Weekend Warriors:

  • Revive Forvo
    Help us get the Forvo Instant Answer up and running again!
  • Revive LOLCAT
    There's a bunch of code written for this already, but there are a few remaining issues. See if you can fix those issues!
  • Time: Should support timezone lookups
    Searches like "PDT time", "Time in ET", "Eastern Standard Time" should all show the time for the given timezone.

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I find the move to nasdaq.com for stocks very unfortunate because their website is broken since many months now and they don't seem to be willing to fix it.
How to reproduce:
- type "MSFT" in your favorite search engine (I am looking at you, duckduckgo!) and press return.
- click on the link "More at NASDAQ". You will land on http://www.nasdaq.com/de/symbol/msft/real-time if you are located in Germany. I guess you'll land on http://www.nasdaq.com/en/symbol/msft/real-time if you are in the US?
- click on "1 year" to see the chart of the last year: you will land on http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/micro-dynamic-charting.aspx?timeframe=1y&symbol=MSFT&... which is a 404 page :-(

I hate nasdaq.com :(

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 7 months ago Link

Are you still getting redirected to /de/? Right now we're sending the user to a generic URL, but I'm not getting redirected by Nasdaq, even after connecting from other countries via a VPN.

posted by Moollaza Staff • 3 years and 6 months ago Link

Yes, I am still getting redirected to /de/ (nasdaq.com does that). It is probably because of my browsers' language (tested on chrome and firefox).

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link

That looks like a bug! The info is available and seems to work: http://www.nasdaq.com/de/symbol/msft/interactive-chart?timeframe=1y

We'll see about where the More At links to as well. You can file bugs in the issues at github.com/duckduckgo/zeroclickinfo-spice if you find others

posted by zac Staff • 3 years and 6 months ago Link