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Lotico München Semantic Web Message Board › Help needed please - anybody out there who knows about the Wikipedia API?

Help needed please - anybody out there who knows about the Wikipedia API?

Jan M.
München, DE
Post #: 1
Dear Munich Semantic Web Meetuppers,

any Wikipedia mavens out there?
I am trying to design a disambiguation functionality with Wikipedia.
In particular, I want to retrieve the content of what is called disambiguation pages in the http UI.
Now Wikipedia has an API and a tutorial, but all I see are "action=opensearch" and "action=query", e.g.
Both does not deliver the (very useful) content of the disambiguation page, e.g.

Please help!!
Thanks :)

A former member
Post #: 1
Hm ... I didn't know about the API. In the projects at my university doing that they scraped the actual webpages without using an API. Did you have a look around?­
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