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Make the Pattypan upload tool for Wikimedia Commons ready to work with Structured Commons as well
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Pattypan is one of the frequently-used mass upload tools to Wikimedia Commons, allowing users to upload files "The Spreadsheet Way". When structured data becomes available on Wikimedia Commons by end 2018, it would be great if Pattypan could also support structured data.

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SandraF_WMF lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Low.Nov 22 2017, 12:57 PM
SandraF_WMF added projects: GLAM, GLAM-Tech.
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SandraF_WMF moved this task from Backlog to Commons + GLAM Open on the GLAM-Tech board.
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Abbe98 added a subscriber: Abbe98.Dec 10 2017, 2:10 PM
Lydia_Pintscher moved this task from incoming to monitoring on the Wikidata board.Dec 18 2017, 3:03 PM

I filed https://github.com/yarl/pattypan/issues/92 specifically to track File captions :)

Putting this task on the list for Wikimania-Hackathon-2019 (GLAM focus area). Feel free to remove again if this doesn't make sense.

As soon as 'other statements' are deployed on StructuredDataOnCommons it may make sense to work on this.

I will be happy to help and provide advice on how to construct typical structured data-driven equivalents (and/or complements) of the Photograph, Artwork, Map, Art photo ... templates if needed.

SandraF_WMF raised the priority of this task from Low to Medium.Jun 5 2019, 12:36 PM
Aklapper removed Yarl as the assignee of this task.Jun 19 2020, 4:19 PM
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IMO, it does make sense to keep this task open (although unassigned).

There are no batch upload tools for StructuredDataOnCommons yet; no final decisions have been made yet on which tool would be best up for the job, and no development has started yet. A batch upload tool is very much needed though, especially to make sure that new GLAM uploads can also get structured data from the start.

AFAIK it's still a valid idea to extend Pattypan with SDC functionality, although OpenRefine is also looked at as an option.