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Split items in Wikidata
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Description

An item should sometimes be split in two, often because it describes an entity that is really two entities that share some time-space continuum.

An example is municipalities that often covers the same area as a town. Note that this example is not easy to solve as several Wikipedias treat them as the same, while others treat them as different entities.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=38664

Details

Reference
bz38790

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Lowest.Nov 22 2014, 1:08 AM
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jeblad created this task.Jul 29 2012, 1:28 PM

I would like to see a design for how this should work before anyone starts working on this.

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Lydia_Pintscher closed this task as Declined.Feb 19 2015, 11:10 AM
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Closing this for lack of interest and viable implementation options at this point.

Laddo added a subscriber: Laddo.Mar 31 2015, 4:06 PM

Perhaps easy undoing of a merge would be similar to this?
Currently undoing a merge is 4 separate actions.