User:Deryck Chan

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yue-N 呢位用戶嘅母語廣東話
en-4 This user has near native speaker knowledge of English.
zh-4 这位用户的中文达到接近母语水平
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ja-1 この利用者は初級日本語ができます。
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When will Wikidata have its first lame edit war because two sister projects disagree on how to structure their shared data?

Interwiki fixes[edit]

My multi-cultural identity means that I often find myself fixing correspondences between similar concepts in different languages. Below are groups of easily confused items that I've tried to fix:

  • posthumous (Q1395509) - three-way merge of two European and one East Asian concepts, all referring to the act of conferring honour after someone's death

Property migration tools[edit]

My greatest (and perhaps most controversial) contribution to Wikidata so far has been the creation of two pywikibot scripts that perform property+qualifier migration semi-automatically. This allowed the deprecation of P794 ("as" - deprecated because it is untranslatable to non-European languages), the Pokedex merge and a few other property/qualifier deprecation batch jobs.

Wikidata talks[edit]

I have given a few Wikidata talks at Wikimedia conferences, and some of them have dedicated wiki-pages or slide-decks: