Wikidata:Status updates/2014 04 12

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This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2014-04-12.



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  • Still looking for an awesome intern. Do you know someone who'd fit?
  • Bene* continued working hard on making “badges” (the “featured” and “good article” stars) in Wikidata a reality
  • Finishing touches for Statements on properties
  • Worked on better error messages when parsing failed
  • Updated the translations to use much easier to manage JSON files for each language
  • Made a list of hard to understand messages that should be reworded
  • Implemented a usable interface for Special:SimpleQuery
  • Closed a backdoor that let you change the property of a snak via the API, sorry guys
  • Continuous refactoring and improving of the code base that defines what Wikidata and the Wikibase extensions are
  • Kept Wikidata up to date with the typography update
  • Started to redesign the Wikibase page on
  • Investigated if standard spam prevention features of MediaWiki work as they should on Wikidata (Result: mostly yes but some fixes/tweaks are needed.)
  • Released version 1.0 of the Diff extension.

See current sprint items for what we’re working on next.

You can view the commits currently in review here and the ones that have been merged here.

You can see all open bugs related to Wikidata here

Monthly Tasks[edit]

Anything to add? Please share! :)