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Fix extension:textextracts to work with English Wikisource templates for various previews
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At English Wikisource it uses template headers in namespaces to standardise the presentation of works and information pages. These pages do not display well through

  • Wikidata preview (see images example at T86755)
  • popups javascript
  • hovercards

At the T86755 ticket it was discussed that the data does not seem to show due to something in Extension:TextExtracts.

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Could wikidata descriptions be used instead of text extracts for these use cases?

Jdlrobson closed this task as Declined.Jul 13 2017, 7:03 PM

A new summary endpoint will be defined for the purpose of summaries for the 3 use cases but we don't plan to improve TextExtracts which will remain a general purpose API. I've made a note to make sure we consider Wikisource in our implementation: