The problem with that API is that extending it cleanly
requires MediaWiki 1.12. However, MediaWiki also has an AJAX framework that's
been around for a lot longer and allows for clean extensions in older
I've been considering experimenting with this route.
NIH Contractor (SRA)
I'm interested in this feature too. Actually I was researching
MediaWiki API (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API)
and it seams to be quite simple to extend for ask query