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Tue, Jul 13

abian committed rLTSA65c47544968d: Update WMES entries (authored by Platonides).
Update WMES entries
Tue, Jul 13, 1:50 PM

Jun 19 2021

abian added a comment to T236295: integrate exceptions as part of Wikibase datamodel of the entity concerned.

For me, constraints should constrain (unless they have the level of suggestion defined), and exceptions should be exceptional. Those cases where the number of exceptions ends up skyrocketing are cases where either the constraints were conceived trying to generalize too small, specific and biased a set of cases, or there's a broader underlying problem of knowledge representation that is difficult to address and users choose to add exceptions to ignore it. The first reason for this task ("Currently the way to store exceptions is not scalable") is an effect of these problems, and I think we should solve them instead of thinking of a way to add even more exceptions. The Property that motivates this task (P225) is also mentioned at Wikidata:2020_report_on_Property_constraints#Exceptions in the context of some of the problems caused by exceptions; see also T244045.

Jun 19 2021, 1:10 PM · Wikidata, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints

Jun 17 2021

abian awarded T168379: Deal with precision in “range”, “difference within range” and "contemporary" constraints a Burninate token.
Jun 17 2021, 4:56 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Jun 2 2021

abian added a comment to T195178: New constraint type to ensure that Items have a Label in a specific language.

😂

Jun 2 2021, 3:04 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, Wikibase-Quality, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

May 30 2021

abian added a comment to T195178: New constraint type to ensure that Items have a Label in a specific language.

Not sure about what your intentions are with these questions. I'll just assume good faith

May 30 2021, 7:44 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, Wikibase-Quality, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

May 29 2021

abian added a comment to T195178: New constraint type to ensure that Items have a Label in a specific language.

My devil's advocate questions:

  • I assume that the main purpose of all constraint types is to inform editors of mistakes or suggestions that would otherwise not be obvious. I also assume that all Items should have both labels and descriptions in virtually all supported languages. Why should users be told that the lack of a label in one language is a mistake and shouldn't be told the same about a label in another language that is more relevant (e.g. more demanded by Wikipedia) or more familiar to the user?
  • Would it be expected that users who didn't previously fill in labels would switch to filling them in as a result of these violations? Or would these violations be ignored and contribute to all constraint types being ignored more?
  • Might labels that were not suggested by these constraints be more neglected?
May 29 2021, 1:56 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, Wikibase-Quality, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

May 13 2021

abian closed T264535: duplicated lines in all Wikidata entities with statements in LD formats as Resolved.

You fixed it. \o/

May 13 2021, 6:01 PM · MW-1.37-notes (1.37.0-wmf.4; 2021-05-04), Wikidata

Apr 30 2021

abian added a comment to T264535: duplicated lines in all Wikidata entities with statements in LD formats.

Is this problematic for any particular reason? As far as I understand, it’s generally acceptable to repeat triples in RDF (they just have no effect).

(We can still fix this, of course, I’m just curious if it’s more important for some reason I’m not aware of.)

Apr 30 2021, 9:08 AM · MW-1.37-notes (1.37.0-wmf.4; 2021-05-04), Wikidata

Apr 29 2021

abian updated subscribers of T264535: duplicated lines in all Wikidata entities with statements in LD formats.

@Lydia_Pintscher, do you know to which project/team this task would belong?

Apr 29 2021, 7:35 PM · MW-1.37-notes (1.37.0-wmf.4; 2021-05-04), Wikidata

Apr 14 2021

abian created T280191: Prevent simultaneous executions of the same query with the Query Builder.
Apr 14 2021, 8:42 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata Query Builder
abian added a comment to T280158: Date input should indicate to users the system's interpretation of 1 and 2 digit years.

Yeah, we could make the UI explicitly state "CE" for all those dates of the Common Era with one- or two-digit years, in line with https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:BCE

Apr 14 2021, 7:39 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata Query Builder

Apr 13 2021

abian added a comment to T272697: (MS 6) Query for date values.

According to the UI, you can retrieve people born before (or after), for example, 31 January (birthday), but what you get has nothing to do with that. I believe there are quite a few other problematic use cases (which is understandable, this is a challenging task!).

Apr 13 2021, 11:09 AM · Wikidata Query Builder, Wikidata

Apr 6 2021

abian closed T279044: Publishing Mastodon addresses is very hard as Resolved.

It should be fixed with this. Please feel free to reopen this task if you continue to have problems. Thanks!

Apr 6 2021, 9:04 PM · Wikidata.org, Wikidata

Mar 20 2021

abian removed a watcher for Wikidata-Bridge: abian.
Mar 20 2021, 11:41 AM
abian removed a watcher for Wikidata: abian.
Mar 20 2021, 11:33 AM

Mar 11 2021

MSGJ awarded T222274: Fix and prevent duplicate claims on Wikidata entities a Doubloon token.
Mar 11 2021, 12:52 PM · Wikidata

Mar 9 2021

abian added a comment to T276876: Create condition for properties to declare inverse relationship properties that will be automatically assigned to the inverse item.

Note that this could be done with inverse constraints (Q21510855) using the "mandatory" severity level. See the help page about this constraint type and an explanation on severity levels.

Mar 9 2021, 12:11 PM · Wikibase (3rd party installations), Wikidata

Mar 7 2021

abian added a comment to T273113: Wikidata pages don't seem to show up on Google and Bing Search results.

See also T200846#4487680.

Mar 7 2021, 1:57 PM · Wikidata

Mar 2 2021

abian added a comment to T272697: (MS 6) Query for date values.

Hey, @abian. Those are very valid and concerns, and we really appreciate you sharing them! We are aware that unfortunately some current issues will also be reproduced by the new application (e.g. querying for a specific date like 01-01-2021 will result in false positives, since 2021 with precision year will also be retrieved). In the context of the Query Builder, users will only be able to enter specific dates, and precision will be interpreted based on their input (we are yet to define how some values – e.g. years only – would be translated into SPARQL. This might be the key to alleviate some of the inherent issues with dates?). This data type is definitely a tricky one, and we wouldn't like to proceed being unaware of big problems. Since you seem to really have a deep understanding of the issue and its consequences, it'd be great if you'd be up for a chat?

Mar 2 2021, 6:16 PM · Wikidata Query Builder, Wikidata
abian added a comment to T272697: (MS 6) Query for date values.

Hey over here. I'm writing to warn you that, unfortunately, this can be extremely problematic. Since Wikibase stores all dates with day precision, regardless of their actual precision (which is stored separately), and the irrelevant part of the value can be arbitrary, it's very easy to generate misinformation with these features, as has been quietly happening for years and continues to happen to many agents and to at least three Property constraint types (see T168379, one of the most important causes of false positives in the very system that is intended to ensure data quality; and see https://reasonator.toolforge.org/?q=Q100410179 mentioning the year 1476, totally arbitrary value that Wikibase stores internally and shamelessly communicates to all software agents but does not display in its web interface). Including these features in the Query Builder aimed at the general public without first resolving this problem could have very undesirable consequences. I should have opened a Phabricator task describing this general problem and all its consequences, but I have never found the time or known where to start because of its magnitude and the questions it opens up.

Mar 2 2021, 2:24 PM · Wikidata Query Builder, Wikidata

Feb 27 2021

abian added a watcher for Wikidata: abian.
Feb 27 2021, 12:38 PM
abian added a member for Wikidata: abian.
Feb 27 2021, 12:20 PM

Feb 13 2021

Amire80 awarded T273368: Include MediaWiki:Randomlexeme in the Wikibase Lexeme extension a Like token.
Feb 13 2021, 4:28 PM · I18n, Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata

Jan 30 2021

abian added a parent task for T273368: Include MediaWiki:Randomlexeme in the Wikibase Lexeme extension: T273370: Make the Wikibase Lexeme extension show a section on lexicographical data in the sidebar.
Jan 30 2021, 7:25 PM · I18n, Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T273369: Include MediaWiki:Lexicographical-data in the Wikibase Lexeme extension: T273370: Make the Wikibase Lexeme extension show a section on lexicographical data in the sidebar.
Jan 30 2021, 7:25 PM · Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata
abian added subtasks for T273370: Make the Wikibase Lexeme extension show a section on lexicographical data in the sidebar: T273368: Include MediaWiki:Randomlexeme in the Wikibase Lexeme extension, T273369: Include MediaWiki:Lexicographical-data in the Wikibase Lexeme extension.
Jan 30 2021, 7:25 PM · Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata
abian created T273370: Make the Wikibase Lexeme extension show a section on lexicographical data in the sidebar.
Jan 30 2021, 7:24 PM · Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata
abian created T273369: Include MediaWiki:Lexicographical-data in the Wikibase Lexeme extension.
Jan 30 2021, 7:06 PM · Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata
abian created T273368: Include MediaWiki:Randomlexeme in the Wikibase Lexeme extension.
Jan 30 2021, 6:56 PM · I18n, Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata

Jan 4 2021

abian added a comment to T271079: Add "same language" constraint for lexicographical data properties.

Good idea. :D And also a similar constraint type for the lexical category?

Jan 4 2021, 8:45 PM · Wikidata, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata Lexicographical data
abian awarded T271079: Add "same language" constraint for lexicographical data properties a Like token.
Jan 4 2021, 8:41 PM · Wikidata, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata Lexicographical data
abian added a subtask for T213803: [Tracking] Request for new constraint types: T271079: Add "same language" constraint for lexicographical data properties.
Jan 4 2021, 8:40 PM · Tracking-Neverending, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T271079: Add "same language" constraint for lexicographical data properties: T213803: [Tracking] Request for new constraint types.
Jan 4 2021, 8:40 PM · Wikidata, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata Lexicographical data

Dec 26 2020

abian added a comment to T269724: Allow restricting constraints to certain entity types.

I can't take the credit for the task description, that's Lydia's work. :)

Dec 26 2020, 4:51 PM · Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Dec 11 2020

abian added a comment to T269724: Allow restricting constraints to certain entity types.

I understand the motivation (thanks to the fact that Nikki's tasks are much more interesting and better described than mine), :-) but I believe we should strive to contain the complexity of the constraint system and, if possible, reduce the current complexity, which is quite high. The need that the example represents might not be recurrent and, for that case, I think we could have two Properties, one for Items and one for Forms, to better adjust the constraints (not only the one we're commenting on) and statements of each of them to their cases of use. I wouldn't find it a big problem if there were some similar statements on two different Properties, as they aren't expected to change frequently and they'll be used in different namespaces (so both shouldn't appear together or be read by the same software agents that might know about one Property but not about the other). Please don't hate me for this (hate me for something else…).

Dec 11 2020, 12:51 PM · Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Oct 15 2020

abian added a comment to T229100: Links for feedback on protected Wikidata entities.

It would be great to have this available considering T254280 and https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_permissions/Administrator/MsynABot; if there are some setbacks or this is proving more difficult than it seemed, we can comment on it, change the acceptance criteria, ask on Wikidata for ideas…

Oct 15 2020, 2:08 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, Wikidata
abian added a comment to T254280: Semi-protecting all properties.

Is the page info just out of date? Does it get overwritten by namespace-wide protection and just doesn't reflect that?

Oct 15 2020, 1:23 PM · Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikidata

Oct 11 2020

abian added a comment to T226885: Set up an open-source bot in Toolforge to regularly semi-protect the most used Wikidata Items.

See https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_permissions/Bot/MsynABot.

Oct 11 2020, 4:27 PM · Tools, Wikidata
abian updated the task description for T226885: Set up an open-source bot in Toolforge to regularly semi-protect the most used Wikidata Items.
Oct 11 2020, 4:27 PM · Tools, Wikidata

Oct 10 2020

abian added a subtask for T234976: feedback flows of Wikidata and the Wikibase ecosystem: T229100: Links for feedback on protected Wikidata entities.
Oct 10 2020, 8:11 PM · Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T229100: Links for feedback on protected Wikidata entities: T234976: feedback flows of Wikidata and the Wikibase ecosystem.
Oct 10 2020, 8:11 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, Wikidata
abian updated the task description for T234976: feedback flows of Wikidata and the Wikibase ecosystem.
Oct 10 2020, 8:11 PM · Wikidata

Oct 9 2020

abian added a comment to T254280: Semi-protecting all properties.

In my case, do I have to do anything with the patch? I always add reviewers arbitrarily, more or less according to the suggestions of the interface; should I add more/other reviewers, or change anything else?

Oct 9 2020, 9:28 AM · Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikidata

Oct 8 2020

abian added a comment to T258354: remove noratelimit from bot group for Wikidata.

Ignore rate limits? No rate limit? Fast editors? Fast users? I don't think we should go for superbot, because there are use cases for noratelimit too, such as creating accounts at outreach events.

Oct 8 2020, 10:39 AM · Pywikibot, Pywikibot-Wikidata, Patch-For-Review, Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikidata, Wikidata.org

Oct 7 2020

abian added a comment to T254280: Semi-protecting all properties.

If it's about testing what it's like to have the Property namespace with the permission settings of the actual Wikidata, we could also set the autoconfirmed status on Test Wikidata to, for example, zero days and one edit, or zero edits.

Oct 7 2020, 12:00 PM · Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikidata
abian added a comment to T127213: [Bug] Merging doesn't always create a redirect.

This is still happening frequently and has consequences on the project.

Oct 7 2020, 10:22 AM · Wikidata

Oct 6 2020

abian added a comment to T260737: Improve the editing reason labels and descriptions to be more precise.

Howdy, I'm the technical writer in question.

Oct 6 2020, 12:40 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata-Bridge

Oct 5 2020

abian created T264626: Enable ORES in Wikidata's Lexeme namespace.
Oct 5 2020, 2:42 PM · Wikidata Lexicographical data, ORES, Wikidata, Machine-Learning-Team

Oct 4 2020

abian created T264542: With monolingual text, the language pop-up covers the value field.
Oct 4 2020, 8:47 PM · Wikidata
abian created T264537: MusicalNotation data type is missing from Wikibase's ontology-1.0.owl.
Oct 4 2020, 5:31 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Score, Wikidata
abian created T264535: duplicated lines in all Wikidata entities with statements in LD formats.
Oct 4 2020, 5:04 PM · MW-1.37-notes (1.37.0-wmf.4; 2021-05-04), Wikidata

Oct 3 2020

abian created T264499: Incomplete merging of Items.
Oct 3 2020, 12:57 PM · Wikidata

Oct 2 2020

abian added a comment to T254280: Semi-protecting all properties.

According to the resolution of Wikidata:Requests for comment/General semi protection for all property pages today:

Oct 2 2020, 10:25 PM · Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikidata
abian added a comment to T260728: suggestions to improve Wikidata Bridge dialog when direct editing is not supported.

Thank you, Charlie! I've updated the description.

Oct 2 2020, 11:28 AM · Wikidata, Wikidata-Bridge
abian renamed T260728: suggestions to improve Wikidata Bridge dialog when direct editing is not supported from too wordy Wikidata Bridge dialog when direct editing is not supported to suggestions to improve Wikidata Bridge dialog when direct editing is not supported.
Oct 2 2020, 11:27 AM · Wikidata, Wikidata-Bridge
abian added a parent task for T261103: Bridge interface translations: datatype names in italic and untranslated: T260728: suggestions to improve Wikidata Bridge dialog when direct editing is not supported.
Oct 2 2020, 11:27 AM · Wikidata-Bridge, Wikidata
abian added a subtask for T260728: suggestions to improve Wikidata Bridge dialog when direct editing is not supported: T261103: Bridge interface translations: datatype names in italic and untranslated.
Oct 2 2020, 11:27 AM · Wikidata, Wikidata-Bridge

Oct 1 2020

abian added a comment to T258354: remove noratelimit from bot group for Wikidata.

I like this solution. The only right provided by the flag of account creator is noratelimit, and right now no user account has this flag, so we can freely change the group/flag name with MediaWiki:Group-accountcreator and MediaWiki:Group-accountcreator-member to fit its future purpose on Wikidata.

Oct 1 2020, 5:22 PM · Pywikibot, Pywikibot-Wikidata, Patch-For-Review, Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikidata, Wikidata.org

Sep 30 2020

abian removed a parent task for T195226: Precision issues with diff-within-range constraint in Wikidata: T168379: Deal with precision in “range”, “difference within range” and "contemporary" constraints.
Sep 30 2020, 9:38 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, Wikibase-Quality, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
abian removed a subtask for T168379: Deal with precision in “range”, “difference within range” and "contemporary" constraints: T195226: Precision issues with diff-within-range constraint in Wikidata.
Sep 30 2020, 9:38 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
abian closed T226882: Generate regularly the list of unprotected and very used Wikidata Items as Declined.

We have a regularly generated list in CSV format that will meet this objective. :D

Sep 30 2020, 9:23 PM · Wikidata
abian closed T226882: Generate regularly the list of unprotected and very used Wikidata Items, a subtask of T226883: Semi-protection of very used Wikidata Items, as Declined.
Sep 30 2020, 9:23 PM · Wikidata
abian closed T263867: Wikibase's ontology-1.0.owl has the label "referenceValue" repeated as Resolved.
Sep 30 2020, 8:57 PM · Wikibase (3rd party installations), MW-1.36-notes (1.36.0-wmf.11; 2020-09-29), Patch-For-Review, Wikidata
abian awarded T263952: mwapi calls rarely return results a Burninate token.
Sep 30 2020, 8:05 PM · Patch-For-Review, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikidata, Wikidata-Query-Service

Sep 28 2020

abian added a comment to T263867: Wikibase's ontology-1.0.owl has the label "referenceValue" repeated.

I know three ontology (OWL) files, all independently edited (which is not good):

  1. https://wikiba.se/ontology-1.0.owl
  2. https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/plugins/gitiles/mediawiki/extensions/WikibaseLexeme/+/refs/heads/master/docs/ontology.owl
  3. https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/plugins/gitiles/mediawiki/extensions/Wikibase/+/refs/heads/master/docs/ontology.owl
Sep 28 2020, 11:50 AM · Wikibase (3rd party installations), MW-1.36-notes (1.36.0-wmf.11; 2020-09-29), Patch-For-Review, Wikidata

Sep 25 2020

abian added a comment to T263867: Wikibase's ontology-1.0.owl has the label "referenceValue" repeated.

Pull request for wikiba.se: https://github.com/wmde/wikiba.se/pull/14.

Sep 25 2020, 5:46 PM · Wikibase (3rd party installations), MW-1.36-notes (1.36.0-wmf.11; 2020-09-29), Patch-For-Review, Wikidata
abian created T263867: Wikibase's ontology-1.0.owl has the label "referenceValue" repeated.
Sep 25 2020, 5:23 PM · Wikibase (3rd party installations), MW-1.36-notes (1.36.0-wmf.11; 2020-09-29), Patch-For-Review, Wikidata

Sep 21 2020

abian created T263435: `content was: ""` (empty string) when deleting Lexemes.
Sep 21 2020, 11:04 AM · MW-1.36-notes (1.36.0-wmf.16; 2020-11-03), Patch-For-Review, Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), Wikidata, Wikidata Lexicographical data

Sep 20 2020

abian updated the task description for T263360: Newcomers do not understand the difference between Item and Lexeme when creating an entity.
Sep 20 2020, 3:46 PM · WMDE-Design, Design, Wikidata, Wikidata Lexicographical data
abian added a subtask for T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking): T195446: [Story] Prefil language/lexical category on Special:NewLexeme via URL parameter.
Sep 20 2020, 3:35 PM · Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T195446: [Story] Prefil language/lexical category on Special:NewLexeme via URL parameter: T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking).
Sep 20 2020, 3:35 PM · patch-welcome, Wikidata Lexicographical data, Wikidata
abian added a subtask for T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking): T255720: Error message when trying to create duplicate item doesn't contain link to item that would be duplicated.
Sep 20 2020, 3:31 PM · Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T255720: Error message when trying to create duplicate item doesn't contain link to item that would be duplicated: T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking).
Sep 20 2020, 3:31 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Regression, Wikidata
abian added a subtask for T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking): T190761: Language selector on Special:NewItem matches only language code, not language name.
Sep 20 2020, 3:28 PM · Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T190761: Language selector on Special:NewItem matches only language code, not language name: T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking).
Sep 20 2020, 3:28 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a subtask for T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking): T219499: [Problem] `Special:SetAliases`, `Special:NewItem` and `Special:NewProperty` separates aliases with | character but have no way to make a | part of one alias' text.
Sep 20 2020, 3:27 PM · Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T219499: [Problem] `Special:SetAliases`, `Special:NewItem` and `Special:NewProperty` separates aliases with | character but have no way to make a | part of one alias' text: T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking).
Sep 20 2020, 3:27 PM · Wikidata-Campsite, Wikidata
abian added a subtask for T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking): T263360: Newcomers do not understand the difference between Item and Lexeme when creating an entity.
Sep 20 2020, 3:23 PM · Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T263360: Newcomers do not understand the difference between Item and Lexeme when creating an entity: T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking).
Sep 20 2020, 3:23 PM · WMDE-Design, Design, Wikidata, Wikidata Lexicographical data
abian added a subtask for T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking): T195415: Special:NewItem - fields direction should be defined according to the language.
Sep 20 2020, 3:23 PM · Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T195415: Special:NewItem - fields direction should be defined according to the language: T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking).
Sep 20 2020, 3:23 PM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-06-05 (1.32.0-wmf.7)), RTL, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata, I18n
abian added a subtask for T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking): T214307: Clean up input placeholders on NewEntity pages (Special:NewItem, Special:NewProperty, …).
Sep 20 2020, 3:22 PM · Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
abian added a parent task for T214307: Clean up input placeholders on NewEntity pages (Special:NewItem, Special:NewProperty, …): T96040: Wikibase special pages (tracking).
Sep 20 2020, 3:22 PM · Wikidata
abian created T263360: Newcomers do not understand the difference between Item and Lexeme when creating an entity.
Sep 20 2020, 3:18 PM · WMDE-Design, Design, Wikidata, Wikidata Lexicographical data
abian added a project to T263351: Absolutely wrong definition.: Spanish-Sites.
Sep 20 2020, 12:30 PM · Spanish-Sites
abian closed T263351: Absolutely wrong definition. as Resolved.
Sep 20 2020, 12:29 PM · Spanish-Sites

Sep 19 2020

abian closed T207648: If users can't edit a Wikipedia article, don't encourage them to edit its Wikidata item as Resolved.

.mw-editable was implemented and is being used, and the possible remaining loose ends are expected to be resolved with the extension of Wikidata-Bridge to all Wikipedias.

Sep 19 2020, 7:25 PM · patch-welcome, Wikidata
abian closed T207648: If users can't edit a Wikipedia article, don't encourage them to edit its Wikidata item, a subtask of T76230: [Epic] data quality and trust, as Resolved.
Sep 19 2020, 7:25 PM · Epic, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient
abian closed T207651: Purge the necessary Wikimedia pages immediately when an edit is reverted on Wikidata as Declined.

I have no news that this is happening right now, and I assume that, thanks to Wikidata-Bridge, this will be under control from now on.

Sep 19 2020, 7:08 PM · Wikidata
abian closed T207651: Purge the necessary Wikimedia pages immediately when an edit is reverted on Wikidata, a subtask of T76230: [Epic] data quality and trust, as Declined.
Sep 19 2020, 7:08 PM · Epic, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient

Sep 14 2020

abian added a comment to T260728: suggestions to improve Wikidata Bridge dialog when direct editing is not supported.

Hi Abian, I am the designer working on the Bridge.

Sep 14 2020, 8:43 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata-Bridge
abian added a comment to T260737: Improve the editing reason labels and descriptions to be more precise.

Okay. Then the description might be incomplete; for example, if I change a territorial administrative unit to a lower one, I wouldn't consider that the previous value "was not correct and has never been". I personally would think that I would have improved the original value, but not that the original value was wrong, and I wouldn't know what to choose. In this situation people might choose arbitrarily (if they didn't have much time) or they might feel forced to ask about the consequences of these decisions and about Wikidata's policies on when to add values and when to replace them.

I’m not sure i understand the scenario correctly, but i would think, if it was a mistake, then choosing the first option “correcting” would be correct, if the unit has changed then the “outdated” option would be the correct one to pick. Can you clarify?

Sep 14 2020, 6:44 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata-Bridge
abian updated the task description for T213904: Implement file captions in Pywikibot.
Sep 14 2020, 10:44 AM · StructuredDataOnCommons, Pywikibot

Sep 13 2020

abian added a comment to T262397: Create visual permalinks for item statements and values.

I think this is similar to T218402.

Sep 13 2020, 12:56 PM · Design, WMDE-Design, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient
abian created T262756: Avoid invalid characters for a certain spelling variant.
Sep 13 2020, 12:39 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata Lexicographical data

Sep 12 2020

abian created T262741: "Wikidata API format usage" Grafana dashboard is empty.
Sep 12 2020, 2:59 PM · observability, Wikidata, Graphite

Aug 31 2020

abian added a comment to T157774: Make it impossible to set the same content in the same language for label and alias.

I have simplified the description and removed from it the features that would never have been possible, leaving the description as in T212869.

Aug 31 2020, 3:15 PM · Wikidata
abian renamed T157774: Make it impossible to set the same content in the same language for label and alias from A label and an alias should never be the same in the same language and item in Wikidata to Make it impossible to set the same content in the same language for label and alias.
Aug 31 2020, 3:10 PM · Wikidata
abian added a comment to T157774: Make it impossible to set the same content in the same language for label and alias.

I think that "lowest" priority is maybe a bit too low. While a solution isn't found, maybe a bot can be programmed in order to remove duplicate aliases and (if possible) to send a standard warning message to the users who added them.

Aug 31 2020, 1:11 PM · Wikidata
abian added a comment to T260737: Improve the editing reason labels and descriptions to be more precise.

Hi, Léa; I hope you have enjoyed the summer (which isn't technically over). :-)

Aug 31 2020, 12:28 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata-Bridge