I love this change, thank you!

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 4:33 PM Ariel Glenn WMF <ar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Those of you that rely on the abstracts dumps will have noticed that the
> content for wikidata is pretty much useless.  It doesn't look like a
> summary of the page because main namespace articles on wikidata aren't
> paragraphs of text. And there's really no useful summary to be generated,
> even if we were clever.
>
> We have instead decided to produce abstracts output only for pages in the
> main namespace that consist of text. For pages that are of type
> wikidata-item, json and so on, the <abstract> tag will contain the
> attribute 'not-applicable' set to the empty string. This impacts a very few
> pages on other wikis; for the full list and for more information on this
> change, see  https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T178047
>
> We hope this change will be merged in a week or so; it won't take effect
> for wikidata until the next dumps run on April 20th, since the wikidata
> abstracts are already in progress.
>
> If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.
>
> Ariel
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