[OSM-talk] Please test this "Native wikipedia link" - feature

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 16:42:19 UTC 2013


On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 9:00 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> wrote:

>
> isn't wikidata an extract of Wikipedia and therefor doesn't provide more
> but at the most the same information than Wikipedia? What can you do with
> your approach that you can't do with the inter language links in WP?
>

Wikidata actually now powers the interlanguage links in (at least) the
English Wikipedia. It used to be that you manually added links to the other
language Wikipedias in the article body, but these have all been removed
and the interwiki links is now provided through Wikidata.

So "inter language links in WP" = Wikidata.
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