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Enable searching by author name string
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Currently in the search engine of Wikidata, it's not possible to find a paper by the name of its author. These results can be found with the Query Service but not directly in the search engine.

What could be done is include the content of P2093 (author name string) in the search.

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Lydia_Pintscher moved this task from incoming to monitoring on the Wikidata board.Dec 18 2017, 2:57 PM
debt triaged this task as Medium priority.Jan 4 2018, 6:11 PM
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After Stas is done with the integration work for Wikidata, we'll pick up any remaining work.

Smalyshev moved this task from Backlog to Done on the User-Smalyshev board.

Since T163642 has been done and reindexed, search by author should work now. Please tell if there's anything else left to do for this task.

debt closed this task as Resolved.Oct 5 2018, 4:00 PM
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