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Best regards! Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 05:19, 14 November 2015 (UTC)

Not applicable to WikidataEdit

Hoi, what made you decide that people are not applicable to Wikidata in Mix n' match? We can and should include imho entries for all of them because all of the people in there should be included including the works in the BHL.. What do you think? Thanks, GerardM (talk) 12:52, 21 November 2017 (UTC)

Hi GerardM, feel free to revert any that I've classed as "not applicable" if you think they are notable for Wikidata purposes. Most I classed as "not applicable" were folk I had difficulty in finding other identifiers for or only wrote one article that to me appeared not notable. Best, --Ambrosia10 (talk) 07:28, 22 November 2017 (UTC)@ambrosia10
I am preparing the import of the publications themselves and, I am not aware about the relative merits of the authors.. But it does make sense to have them all.. PS thank you for the good work :) Thanks, GerardM (talk) 09:09, 22 November 2017 (UTC)

Wikidata:WikiProject New Zealand/ParticipantsEdit

Hello. Maybe you'd like to add your name to this list – without the signature – so that I'm not left alone there? You'll be pinged every time someone uses the template during a discussion about New Zealand. Thierry Caro (talk) 23:04, 13 August 2018 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads up. Have added myself to the list. --Ambrosia10 (talk) 06:04, 14 August 2018 (UTC)


The place of death you entered was the house not the place (town/village). In a source I found [1] "Lewes Castle, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland", Q386703 Lewes Castle used by you is "a medieval castle in the town of Lewes in East Sussex, England". It is fixed but if you used a bot it may be others that have simular issues. Maundwiki (talk) 13:09, 15 May 2019 (UTC)

@Maundwiki: Thanks for letting me know. I was editing manually, not with a bot, so hopefully this will be the only error made. I had assumed the place of death could be as specific as the house/castle where the person died. I was thinking of specific SPARQL queries such as "names of people who died at Lewes Castle". However if you believe that this is modelled incorrectly, with the addition of Lewes Castle as the place of death, I am very happy to be corrected.-Ambrosia10 (talk) 17:44, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
Q386703 was in Englanmd not Scottland, if you have a correct castle/house I have no problem with that. Maundwiki (talk) 02:03, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

DigitalNZ IDEdit

Maybe easier to bring this on-wiki. I see you're already familiar with property proposals, so maybe just have a go and I'm happy to fix up any missed fields? Or I can make it if you prefer? The only trick I've noticed with this set is that the long title suffix of the URLs is unnecessary:

resolve to the same page. So the easiest identifier is to use the second format, and simply use the number. --99of9 (talk) 11:51, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

Same with the Christchurch Art Gallery for that matter:
also go to the same place. Here's an Art Gallery one I proposed earlier: Wikidata:Property_proposal/Art_Gallery_of_South_Australia_work_ID which you could copy from. --99of9 (talk) 12:04, 2 July 2019 (UTC)
@99of9: Ok. Let me jump in and attempt it myself. Knowing you'll be there to clean up any errors is VERY reassuring! I'll work on this this morning and see how I go! Ambrosia10 (talk) 19:05, 2 July 2019 (UTC)
Good job! From your Twitter screenshot, a couple of changes: Data type should be external-id . String is for properties like "title", or "common name" where the value could be any sequence of words, letters, numbers, punctuation. Second, where you put <DigitalNZ identifier>, you can just leave the little forward arrow that the template used. Finally, the values in the example should just be the (hyperlinked) number we will store (e.g. 37896844), rather than the full URL. Your formatter URL has already told us how to construct the full URL from this number. --99of9 (talk)
Ah, I see that two of these issues came from the Europeana ID proposal you were copying from. It's interesting that things have shifted so much since 2013! And tbh the definitions at Help:Data_type do not really give guidance about what to do if your ID is both an external ID and a string! --99of9 (talk) 22:24, 2 July 2019 (UTC)
@99of9: OK, it is live but I'm pretty sure I've stuffed up while transcluding it. Just hoping others can fix my basic mistakes. Ambrosia10 (talk) 22:53, 2 July 2019 (UTC)
Nice one. You have my support. Yes there was an extra heading added while transcluding, but that was easily fixed. The proposal itself was great. I added a regex (which is often left to those who do regex), and chose an item to represent your domain so that non-English speakers will see their translation. Otherwise perfect. --99of9 (talk) 00:24, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
Thanks so much as you've been an absolute data rockstar helping me and being so supportive. Doubt I would have been brave enough to do this otherwise! Ambrosia10 (talk) 00:34, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

New page for cataloguesEdit

Hi, I created a new page for collecting sites that could be added to Mix'n'match and I plan to expand it with the ones that already have scrapers by category. Feel free to expand, use for property creation. Best, --Adam Harangozó (talk) 12:02, 21 October 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for participating in the FindingGLAMs Challenge!Edit

  Thank you for participating in the FindingGLAMs Challenge!
By improving information about GLAM institutions on Wikidata, you made the Wikimedia projects better for everyone!

Alicia Fagerving (WMSE) (talk) 14:24, 16 March 2020 (UTC)

A French botanical collectorEdit


would you like to have a look at Q94966585? I'm currently trying to create more items about Société d'étude des sciences naturelles de Nîmes (Q46730069)-related people, but can't see how to fill in the one about a French botanical collector— nor how to create another one about is herbarium (Q181916) (in case it is relevant)...

Best, 22:10, 20 May 2020 (UTC)