Pushing wikidata descriptions on wikipedia to stable on mobile web has raised concerns in the past wrt to potential vandalism. There should be a way that we can turn off the feature or prevent it from being seen by readers without waiting for a patch to be merged along normal ~7 day timelines.
|Resolved||None||T135433 Deploy Wikidata descriptions to all mobile web Wikipedias|
|Resolved||• jhobs||T135429 Deploy Wikidata descriptions to Catalan and Polish mobile web Wikipedias stable|
|Resolved||• jhobs||T138085 Ensure Wikidata descriptions disabled by default on stable channel prod cluster mobile web Wikipedias|
|Resolved||• jhobs||T127250 Prepare Wikidata descriptions to roll out to stable|
|Resolved||None||T127476 create 'kill switch' for wikidata descriptions on mobile web|
This exists. Simply set wgMFUseWikibaseDescription = false.
Note this won't kill the descriptions instantly on cached HTML (anonymous users only), so it's not an instant kill switch but instant for pages that are being edited which is the best we can do.