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You can also only query a database if you connect to it directly[edit]

@Johan (WMF): as opposed to connecting to it through a homing pigeon? Alexis Jazz (talk or ping me) 21:52, 26 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Alexis Jazz: As opposed to connecting to enwiki to query against svwiki, for example, which has been possible now. (: /Johan (WMF) (talk) 21:59, 26 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Johan (WMF): Ah! Thanks, I've clarified this in translation. — Alexis Jazz (talk or ping me) 22:58, 26 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Alexis Jazz: Of course, as described in RFC 1149. ;) —Tacsipacsi (talk) 19:37, 2 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Tacsipacsi: Only here could someone have gotten that vague reference, cookie for you. Alexis Jazz (talk or ping me) 19:39, 2 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]