This year again, we need to select the representative of the Wikisource
Community User Group to the Wikimedia Summit 2020. This year summit is even
more focused on strategy and the deadline is December 16.
There was some issues with last year process (as pointed by Gurlal report)
and time is short, so I think the best would be an online meeting sometimes
this week (when ?).
Who is interested and available ? (both for the meeting but also to go to
The "Wikisource" MediaWiki extension has just been enabled on all
Wikisources. For now, this extension contains only the piece of code
allowing to fill the "In other projects" navigation section based on
the Wikidata "edition of" (P629) property. In the future this
extension aims to store code customizing MediaWiki shared by all
This is the first step to solve the "Inter-language link support via
Wikidata" wish that arrived 4th in the Community Wishlist survey. .
A working example is available on the English Wikisource . You
could see that on this page there is a "Wikipedia" link in the "In
other projects" sidebar. This link does not come from the wikitext
code of the page, and not from the Wikidata item connected to the page
(Q15854278) either but from the Wikidata item Q936276 that is the
"work" entity of "The Wind in the Willows". The property "edition of"
(P629) connects the "edition" Wikidata item (connected to the
Wikisource page) to the "work" item. It is this property that the
Wikisource extension is using to find a link to Wikipedia to display
in the "In other projects" sidebar if the Wikidata item connected to
the page (here the "edition" item) does not provide a link to
This, of course, works not only for Wikipedia but for all the sister
projects displayed in the sidebar (Commons, Wikiquote...).