2008/10/14 Brendan Crosser-McGay <verifex(a)gmail.com>om>:
I looked through the API docs I found online, and I
didn't see any
straightforward way to access template fields on a page through any obvious
means. As an example, I want to access a page, pull in values from a number
of different pre-defined wiki-page-template fields. Is there any way to do
this, or am I stuck doing regex on a big blob of text?
I was happily surprised to find out recently that you can parse HTML
tables (and most infobox-style templates get converted to tables)
using Google Spreadsheets:
I don't know if there is some way to automate that on the fly, but it
could be worth checking out anyway. I reckon it's pretty neat.
They've just been waiting in a mountain for the right moment: