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Last status update
This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2015-05-02.
- Wikidata was presented at a Swedish Linked Data Network Meet-up in Gothenburg.
- The most important Wikipedia pages
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- P107 (main type) is finally orphaned and deleted, 20 months after deprecation. This was the first property used 1000000 times.
- The royal baby was quickly updated on Wikidata. (her family tree)
- New tool by Magnus: Find pictures on geograph.co.uk, upload them to Commons and add them to Wikidata
- All Van Gogh Museum paintings are now on Commons and Wikidata. Go go SumOfAllPaintings peeps!
- List of topics with links in at least X Wikipedias
- All French Senators matched using MixNMatch \o/
Did you know?
- Newest properties: represented by, Netflix Identifier, maximum number of players, minimum number of players, CERL ID, Name Assigning Authority Number, Hall of Valor ID, ballots cast, eligible voters, catholic-hierarchy diocese ID, Wikidata example geographic coordinates, Wikidata example monolingual text, Wikidata example property, Wikidata example quantity, Wikidata example time, Wikidata example URL, Wikidata example item value, Wikidata example string, Wikidata example media file, Wikidata property example
- We rolled out usage tracking on the first two wikis (French Wikisource and Dutch Wikipedia). Users should not notice anything. More wikis will follow in the next weeks. This is the remaining step for enabling arbitrary access on wikis other than Commons.
- The students team is working hard to get a first release of the improved constraint reports and checks against 3rd party databases out.
- Ricordisamoa fixed the issue with long descriptions being cut off.
- We fixed the focus flow in the property selector.
- We improved the messages on Special:EntityData to make it more understandable.
You can see all open bugs related to Wikidata here.
- Hack on one of these.
- Help fix these items which have been flagged using Wikidata - The Game.
- Help develop the next summary here!
- Contribute to a Showcase item
- Help translate or proofread pages in your own language!
- Add labels, in your own language, for the new properties listed above.
Anything to add? Please share! :)