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Community Wishlist Survey 2020/Wiktionary/Display definitions from Wikisource dictionaries

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Display definitions from Wikisource dictionaries

  • Problem: Wiktionaries offer some definitions but there are many ways to describe a meaning, and the actual wiktionary interface doesn't make it easy to display definitions from other dictionaries. Some are mentioned as references but they are not accessible in Wiktionary.
  • Who would benefit: Wiktionary readers
  • Proposed solution: Many dictionaries are already in Wikisource and we can use them to offer more definitions. A dedicated transclusion may help harvesting automatically entries with a specific tagging in the dictionaries hosted in Wikisources. They could come from several Wikisources, to be display in several Wiktionaries. It could be a new tab next to "Article" and "Talk", named "Dictionaries".
  • More comments: Some dictionaries are already properly tagged; for the others, it could be a good opportunity to do it, so that they can more easily be reused in open source projects.
  • Phabricator tickets: T240191
  • Proposer: DaraDaraDara (talk) 14:32, 8 November 2019 (UTC)[reply]