Mar 6 2017
The issue is that the data is not CC0 licensed. We would have imported them long ago if it was. And as we are progressing in collaboration with them, we would not like to just ingest it without asking. I think agreeing on using the DB partially may qualify for not being copyright protected.
Mar 3 2017
Have you planned to work on this data directly? That would help WMFI in their process. If you got this data now, when would you be able to have it in Wikidata?
Feb 21 2017
Hi! The WLM project is about to launch, WMFI will be applying for funding for a coordinator. Museiverket is a partner in this, and they will look into licensing issues for the purpose of releasing data in Wikidata. I'll subscribe WMFI contacts to this ticket.
Feb 2 2017
Jan 5 2017
I'm afraid being forced to use Flow will be a no-go. Or at least we must make it very clear before proceeding.
We would like to know of the possible difficulties, and if they have been tackled. The key issue seems to have been being able to (or forced to) use signature in discussion and elections. Are they any remaining reasonable obstacles?
Nov 29 2016
Nov 24 2016
Nov 17 2016
Just some thoughts from thinking about this earlier:
- First, KML files have been long considered unsafe, I guess another format will be better.
- Is the idea to save the raw data for creating transformations for a bitmap layer, or create a more lightweight way of overlaying a rectangular layer (with an already transformed image)?
- For transformations to happen they need additional data about the algorithm and interpolation, and they have to be processed.
Oct 6 2016
Sep 27 2016
What's the status of enabling using a SPARQL query in Wikidata to display POIs in a mapframe/maplink? (If possible, I would be interested in showing any work-in-progress in a week's time)
Sep 19 2016
The problem wasn't in the item I thought it was, so canceling.
Sep 16 2016
Sep 12 2016
Jul 6 2016
This is an interesting initiative! Some thoughts/additions
Apr 13 2016
Jan 18 2016
Dec 1 2015
The MapWarper has new updates which require the OAuth to be reaaproved. If you have created an account in the Warper, you can use that, or you can create an additional account for events like this.
Nov 20 2015
Nov 12 2015
Nov 7 2015
Oct 14 2015
Oct 11 2015
Sep 17 2015
It is crucial to get enough capacity to warping maps before it is possible to use the tool more widely. We expect to be able to do mass uploads to the Warper, but will need to solve this first.
Aug 10 2015
Jul 29 2015
Trying to create a "thumb-up" meme. Well, I couldn't. Thanks for creating the page!
Jul 3 2015
Jul 2 2015
I'd like to announce our project and ask for assistance with it. Wikimedia Finland is starting a collaborative project to learn Wikidata with several Finnish organizations and the WP community. The starting point is GLAM data, but we have extended the scope. The partners/datasets are the Finnish Broadcasting Company migrating from Freebase to Wikidata, Laji.fi : Updating Finnish species names, Linked Data Finland: Historical place names, the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities: Basic facts about Finnish municipalities, Open science and research, National Gallery artist and artwork database, GIS database of the National Board of Antiquities and the National Library of Finland, Finto service.
We look for lecturers / instructors for our workshops taking place after summer!