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Integrate CatScan or a similar tool into MediaWiki itself
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Description

Proposed in Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016. Received 31 support votes, and ranked #51 out of 265 proposals. View full proposal with discussion and votes here.

Problem

Sometimes one wants more advanced search that searches specific content in specific categories, articles with specific templates, etc. Sometimes this is useful for editors, sometimes for readers, and sometimes for developers (through the API).

Who would benefit

Everyone (readers, editors, developers) who need better search capabilities

Proposed solution

Integrate CatScan (or write a similar tool) into MediaWiki itself

Technical details

Time, expertise and skills required

  • e.g. 2-3 weeks, advanced contributor, javascript, css, etc

Suitable for

  • e.g. Hackathon, GSOC, Outreachy, etc.

Proposer

Ynhockey

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Event Timeline

Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMar 11 2017, 1:12 AM

This task welcomes a better explanation of the underlying problem that you would like to see solved by your desired solution...

Restricted Application added projects: Discovery, Discovery-Search. · View Herald TranscriptMar 11 2017, 9:32 PM