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Update mobile-sections and summary to source Wikidata descriptions from local wiki where available
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We should use the newer description parameter that is now available in the MW API since T184000 is deployed, in place of the old pageterms parameter that will soon be deprecated.

Consider also exposing the new descriptionsource parameter, possibly as description_source,
which clients can use to determine whether the description is coming from Wikidata or Wikipedia. That's mainly useful for clients allowing description editing.

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bearND triaged this task as Normal priority.Apr 10 2018, 4:20 AM
bearND created this task.
LGoto raised the priority of this task from Normal to High.Apr 18 2018, 8:17 PM
bearND claimed this task.Apr 27 2018, 4:02 PM
bearND moved this task from To Do to Doing on the Reading-Infrastructure-Team-Backlog (Kanban) board.

Change 429837 had a related patch set uploaded (by BearND; owner: BearND):
[mediawiki/services/mobileapps@master] mobile-section + summary: prefer local description

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/429837

Change 429837 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/services/mobileapps@master] mobile-section + summary: prefer local description

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/429837

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2018-04-30T20:11:35Z] <bsitzmann@tin> Started deploy [mobileapps/deploy@d3724d2]: Update mobileapps to cc00cae (T191869)

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2018-04-30T20:19:06Z] <bsitzmann@tin> Finished deploy [mobileapps/deploy@d3724d2]: Update mobileapps to cc00cae (T191869) (duration: 07m 32s)