Wikiversity:Import

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MediaWiki, the software that runs Wikiversity and its sister projects, has a feature that allows importing of pages from other wikis. When a page is imported that way, the edit history is preserved and the license observed. Currently, we can import pages from Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Beta Wikiversity, Wikiquote and Wikisource.

Archived requests for import: Archive 1

New requests for import[edit source]

You can list here what pages from the above available projects you would like to have imported to Wikiversity.

Completed requests for import are located in the archive.

Template:Regular convex 4-polytopes[edit source]

Please import the above template from Wikipedia, replacing the previous Wikiversity:Template of that name. I created this template at Wikiversity, and after a period of development copied it to Wikipedia, where the current version now resides. Wikiversity:Regular convex 4-polytopes is the original outdated version of this template, retained only for its development history. If there is a way to ensure that Wikiversity articles will always use the Wikipedia version of this template, without having to reimport it to Wikiversity after each edit to the Wikipedia version, that would be appropriate. (Is there a way to refer directly to a Wikipedia template in a Wikiversity article? I notice that {{W:Template:Regular convex 4-polytopes}} doesn't work.) Thank you! (The preceding unsigned comment was added by Dc.samizdat (talkcontribs) 2 December 2021‎)

@Dc.samizdat: I've tried two different ways to import this but I don't know if it was successful. Your attempts to move and edit the local template have made a clean import very difficult. Going forward, leave it alone locally and just request the import. The import overwrites and updates with more recent changes. If the changes here are more recent, you'll need to update it manually. Since the work is yours anyway, there's no particular licensing benefit to importing. You can just copy and paste.
Regarding the use of templates from other wikis, this has been a requested feature for many years. It would most likely be a reference to Commons (similar to File:), but isn't currently possible. -- Dave Braunschweig (discusscontribs) 23:20, 2 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you, sorry for screwing it up. I've copy-and-pasted the current version from Wikipedia and will keep it updated here that way in future. Dc.samizdat (discusscontribs) 23:53, 3 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

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