Wikidata:Status updates/2014 06 14
This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2014-06-14.
- Wikidata participation in Wiki Loves Pride
- Discussion: Delete as a new user group
- RfC: Refining "part of"
- Open RfAs: Calak, Andre Engels
- Closed RfAs: Taketa (successful) Jianhui67 (successful) 555 (successful)
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- The preview gadget has been rewritten and now comes with a completely new user interface. You can enable it here.
- Wikiquote received access to the data on Wikidata (aka phase 2) on Tuesday.
- Try out the new Wikidata Property Browser.
- The Merge gadget has been updated. It is now faster and only one edit per merge is performed.
Did you know?
- Newest properties: original spelling, ranking, number of points/goals scored, number of matches played, ploidy, AlgaeBase URL, military casualty classification, winner, number of victims, participated in, described by source, number of seats
- Newest task forces: Sports task forces
- Continued with the implementation of redirects. There are a lot of corner cases to work out...
- Created new data value handlers for quantities and geo coordinates, bringing queries closer
- Moved browser tests to a new repository at https://github.com/wmde/WikidataBrowserTests to make the main Wikibase repo smaller and cleaner
- Fixed a bunch of issues with the monobook skin
- Made some more jQuery 1.9 compatibility fixes
- More cleanup for the coming switch to WikibaseDataModel 1.0.
- Icinga Dispatch Lag monitoring scripts, including IRC notifier bot, have been tested and are ready for Ops implementation. This should give us quicker notifications in case the notifications to Wikipedia and co about changes on Wikidata are slow again.
- Enabled data access for Wikiquote
See current sprint items for what we’re working on next.
You can see all open bugs related to Wikidata here
- Fix a format or content violation for the World Register of Marine Species identifier (P850) property
- Hack on one of these.
- Help fix these items which has been flagged using Wikidata - The Game.
- Help develop the next summary here!
- Contribute to a Showcase item
Anything to add? Please share! :)