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Evaluate usages of mw.wikibase.getEntity
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Find out why mw.wikibase.getEntity (and equivalent) functions are used on the wikis and if replacements exist.

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hoo triaged this task as Medium priority.Mar 12 2018, 4:10 PM
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Maybe we can start with greping all WMF wikis for it

mwgrep "getEntity"

hoo moved this task from Incoming to To do next on the Wikibase-Lua board.Apr 12 2018, 1:56 PM

@hoo are you still working on this? Should it move to camp?

hoo added a comment.EditedJan 9 2019, 10:17 PM

@hoo are you still working on this? Should it move to camp?

No, I'm not actively tackling this… I don't this is overly urgent now, but this might bight us sometime later.

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