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Last status update
This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2014-12-13.
- Running Wikidata queries on scientific publications
- Finding ORCID identifiers used in Wikidata & Wikipedia
- past: Wikidata workshop in NYC
Other Noteworthy Stuff
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- Newest properties: departure transaction, acquisition transaction, port, curator, pendant of
- Newest WikiProjects: WikiProject Music
- More work on making it possible to query Wikidata data (mw:Wikibase/Indexing)
- Further improvements to performance on the clients (Wikipedia etc)
- Fixed and improved JSON dump creation process
- Finishing touches on new sitelinks section
- Worked more on supporting quantities with units - first basic version is making good progress
- Unprotected Q183 (Germany) again (had to be protected to ensure site availability)
- Improved performance for page views on Wikidata (no longer accessing actual entity data blob, when page is available from parser cache)
- Moved issues from github to phabricator and closed/checked bugs marked for testing
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- 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
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