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Make Wiktionary definitions available via the dict protocol (RFC2229)
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Author: vladjohn2013

Description:
Make Wiktionary definitions available via the dict protocol

The dict protocol (RFC 2229) is a widely used protocol for looking up definitions over the Internet. We'd like to make Wiktionary definitions available for users. Doing that using the dict protocol would help drive the use and usefulness of Wiktionary, as well.

Possible users:

Tablet readers often have dictionary lookup included.
Students writing papers would have access to a large corpus of words.
Mobile applications for Wiktionary would be less tied to MediaWiki itself.

Mentor: Yurik Astrakhan

URL:https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Mentorship_programs/Possible_projects#Make_Wiktionary_definitions_available_via_the_dict_protocol


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

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Reference
bz57800

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 2:34 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz57800.
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bzimport created this task.Dec 1 2013, 3:57 PM

vladjohn2013 wrote:

This proposal has been listed at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Mentorship_programs/Possible_projects and we are filing a report to gather community feedback and share updates.

  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 29229 ***