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Allow watching cross-language page clusters
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With "clusters" I mean pages connected with interlanguage links (that is, connected to the same wikidata Q-id).

The idea is that I may want to see changes to, for example, the admin request page in any language (or the project chat, or...).

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daniel created this task.May 24 2015, 11:57 AM
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daniel triaged this task as Low priority.May 24 2015, 12:10 PM
Sitic added a subscriber: Sitic.May 24 2015, 12:48 PM

I see that many users would like to do this if they have a "favorite" article and would like to watch it in all languages, but I think it's a bit out of scope for crosswatch.

Crosswatch gets the watchlistfeed from the API, so as long as each wikidata connected page in the local project is automatically watched it would work. To automatically add and remove connected pages from the watchlist in the local project based on changes in wikidata would probably be easier to do in wikidata than reliably in an external tool.

[side note: crosswatch only retrieves the watchlist for projects in which the user has made at least one edit, so that it doesn't have to query all wikimedia projects.]

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Sitic moved this task from Backlog to Feature Requests on the crosswatch board.Aug 21 2015, 12:36 PM