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Bug 576 - (oai-pmh) [OAI-PMH] Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (tracking)
[OAI-PMH] Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (tracking)
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Extensions requests (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: tracking
Depends on: 17059 38498
Blocks: tracking 17503 Wikisource
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Reported: 2004-09-25 21:22 UTC by Angela
Modified: 2014-04-14 15:05 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Angela 2004-09-25 21:22:03 UTC
Please implement the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting
(OAI-PMH) on Wikimedia's sites.

There are guidelines at

This would allow Wikipedia et al to be part of archives such as the digital
library at
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2004-09-25 21:27:25 UTC
I've played a bit with this implementation (LGPL license) for my day job:

Disclosure: I submitted a patch or two a while back and they added me as a
developer on the project. :)
Comment 2 Chad H. 2009-09-09 13:57:12 UTC
Don't we have an OAI interface?
Comment 3 Nemo 2012-11-01 08:29:25 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> Don't we have an OAI interface?

No, not really. 
Turning this into a tracking bug. I've left bug 41532 out as it's only about our internal use of OAI for search.

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