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Update MediaInfo README with more information about how to set up locally
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There are several post-installation steps required to actually get a working instance of MediaInfo up and running locally. These include:

  1. Create a local "Depicts" property with type: item at Special:NewProperty. I kept setting the data type to "property" instead, which causes errors.
  2. Optional but useful: add the WikibaseImport extension and use it to import entities from Wikidata

It would be good to document these steps in enough detail that a developer who is not super familiar with this project could follow along.


Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/extensions/WikibaseMediaInfo : masterUpdate extension README

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egardner created this task.Apr 24 2019, 2:45 PM

Tangentially related to T221717

Here's a related question – what are the type requirements for valid qualifiers if the user is creating them locally?

We'll probably want to support all eventually, but currently only item & quantity (and string, but not searchable) are supported.

Change 506184 had a related patch set uploaded (by Eric Gardner; owner: Eric Gardner):
[mediawiki/extensions/WikibaseMediaInfo@master] Update extension README

egardner claimed this task.Apr 24 2019, 4:38 PM

Assuming this is about WikibaseMediaInfo to allow people to search for related tasks in that codebase.

Change 506184 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/WikibaseMediaInfo@master] Update extension README

egardner closed this task as Resolved.May 1 2019, 12:42 AM