Wikidata:Status updates/2016 10 22
This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2016-10-22.
Wikidata celebrates its 4th anniversary on October 29th. Around this date, a lot of events will happen online and offline.
Editors all around the world organize meetups to celebrate the birthday. You can join one of them or create an event in your own town!
- San Francisco (USA), October 26th
- Torino (Italy), October 26th
- Tokyo (Japan), October 28th
- Paris (France), October 29th
- Utrecht (NL), October 29th
- Berlin (Germany), November 4th
- Rennes (France), November 5th
If you're participating to Wikidata's birthday, you can add this template to your user page.
- Wikidata workshops in Paris : every month, Wikimédia France and editors organize a workshop about Wikidata and related tools. Check out the schedule
- Upcoming: Ladies that FOSS October 29th in Berlin, organized by Lucie and Julia from the Wikidata team
Other Noteworthy Stuff
Did you know?
- Newest properties: Third-party formatter URL, Open Media Database film ID, broadcast by, musical conductor, Student register of the University of Helsinki 1640–1852 ID, Belgian Senate person ID, Flemish Parliament person ID, DRÚSOP ID
- Query examples:
- Newest WikiProjects: Chess
- Fixed a rounding error in the geo coordinate formatter (see GitHub). Thanks, 0x686578!
- Improvements to technical error messages, e.g. "illegal value" when editing a Commons media statement (phabricator:T141880).
- Continued working on a new parser function to get rich, formatted statements.
- Continued working on making entity usage information visible to users.
- Hack on one of these.
- Help develop the next summary here!
- Contribute to a Showcase item
- Help translate or proofread pages in your own language!
- Help merge identical items across Wikimedia projects.
- Add labels, in your own language(s), for the new properties listed above.
- Comment on property proposals: all open proposals - proposals needing attention