[Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Reasonator use in Wikipedias

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Thu Jan 23 20:42:50 UTC 2014

On 23 January 2014 15:12, Magnus Manske <magnusmanske at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I thought about that as well. Besides the intro text, the info box would be
> the main "attraction"; but if infoboxes were to fall back on wikidata
> information, which they could technically already do, all we'd have to do
> is add a blank infobox, and it should automatically fill up with the
> wikidata information. In light of that, writing code to fill an infobox
> with values form wikidata to paste into the article seems ... low-tech ;-)

Indeed - but we have to work with what we have.

Perhaps we could concentrate on one very narrow subject, and its
single corresponding infobox, as a pilot?

Andy Mabbett

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