[Foundation-l] Why is the software out of reach of the community?
magnusmanske at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 14 13:19:33 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Nikola Smolenski <smolensk at eunet.yu> wrote:
> David Gerard wrote:
>> The other useful thing that can be done with templates is to
>> standardise the field names in them as much as possible per wiki.
>> The reason? To enhance machine readability of data in them. People are
>> SERIOUSLY INTERESTED in this.
> Another useful thing: after an article is parsed, write all the
> templates it uses and their parameters in the database. Even if at first
> it isn't possible to read this data on Wikipedia, Toolserver could do
> wonders with it :)
People (including yours truly) have been asking for this for years...
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