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Previous discussion was archived at User talk:Edgars2007/Archive 1 on 2015-12-09.

Jura1 (talkcontribs)
Edoderoo (talkcontribs)

I would first of all suggest to add them as Aliases ... there is already a property for a person's name in a certain language, can't that be used?

Jura1 (talkcontribs)

There is name (P2561) and transliteration (P2440), but the general tendency for the later is to do specific properties: Property:P2440#P1659.

I don't think name (P2561) is used on items for given names/family names.

Alias can work, I'd avoid the use in labels, e.g.

shouldn't show the same label in lv. If we only use it as alias, there is no way to retrieve it in a systematic way.

Earlier discussion at Wikidata_talk:WikiProject_Names#Latvian_and_proper_nouns.

Edoderoo (talkcontribs)

The aliases are first of all meant to drive the search results. I would not care for a specific property, if it is going to be used on a good share of the items. If someone has a script to fill them up, and the new property serves a good cause: just do it.

Jura1 (talkcontribs)

Let's see how the proposal goes. I think it would help if someone knowledgeable about Latvian would comment there.

Jura1 (talkcontribs)

Somehow I was convinced that I was talking to Edgars2007 ;)

Edoderoo (talkcontribs)

I know the feeling ... I got here because of the <bell> in the lint in the top of the screen, and yesterday I thought at first I was on my own talkpage. Sorry Edgars2007, we didn't want to spoil all the fun for you ;-)

Jura1 (talkcontribs)

☺ ☺ ☺

.. obviously, your thoughtful input is still welcome, here and there.

Papuass (talkcontribs)

Let's continue discussion un the property proposal page. From my perspective Q2660560 and Q5337600 could have the same Latvian label if there is a description which includes original spelling.

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Kolja21 (talkcontribs)

Unfortunately the BBLD IDs are not stable. Some IDs consist of names, others of name+date, VIAF or GND. They are changing regularly. Therefore I have requested the deletion of this property to put an end to this chaos: WD:PFD#Property:P2580. Cheers

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Steak (talkcontribs)

The Elo ratings from December, January and February are missing.

Edgars2007 (talkcontribs)

I will definetely need to automate it so this doesn't happen. Currently setting up the bot (data) is pretty manual process.

ערן (talkcontribs)
  • Is it still mainly manual process? Do you own tool in tools lab? or have github repository? If so it would be nice to mention it in yours bot user page and other people (including me) would like to help to improve it  :-)
  • Can we make the latest update with high ranking and other claims with normal rank? (this is how it is normally done in other time dependent properties such as Q60#P1082)

Thanks!

Steak (talkcontribs)

No, preferred ranks are not used for Elo ratings. The most recent value can be queried by looking for the respective point in time.

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Artoxx (talkcontribs)
Reply to "Translation request"
Jura1 (talkcontribs)

Hi Edgars,

If you still have your bot code around, I was wondering if you'd consider completing the conversion of date of first performance (P1191) -> publication date (P577).

Currently there are a few episodes left in some series that use P1191 while most already have P577.

Reply to "P1191->P577"
Agremon (talkcontribs)
Edgars2007 (talkcontribs)

Hi! a) I'm adding the info to Wikidata, not to any of Wikipedia projects. b) I personally don't care, but don't think information should be deleted - it's in reliable sources and it's already on Internet. User:Steak, your thoughts?

Steak (talkcontribs)

I don't get it. Upload of Elo ratings to wikidata is of course useful. In the es:wiki article nothing was "accumulated". Can you please be more precise?

Reply to "Addition of a lot of Elo in page"
2001:7D0:81F7:B580:4885:D881:C365:1D34 (talkcontribs)
Reply to "P17/P27: Estonia"
CuriosityDestroyer (talkcontribs)

Every value of [[Property:P2574]] imported from polish is totally wrong: please stop!

Reply to "Import from polish Wikipedia"
Jura1 (talkcontribs)

Hi Edgards2007,

Sorry about reverting you. If you want, I can try to move lvwiki sitelinks from dab pages to surname pages, similarly to what had been done for enwiki. It would require that they are fairly stable.

Reply to "dabs and surnames"
Steak (talkcontribs)

Why did your bot not add Elo ratings to all the respective items? Quite a lot have been left out.

Edgars2007 (talkcontribs)

I added for those items, which had May 2018 rating in ratings.fide.com.

If you could point some few examples, which I left out (but has to have May 2018 rating) I can take a look.

Steak (talkcontribs)
Edgars2007 (talkcontribs)

I wanted to get rid of those Elo ratings (finally), that I didn't did proper checking :)

Basically, both of your examples wee excluded, because they had several date of birth (P569) (that's not the reason, why they should be excluded, but exclusion was consequence of that).

Will get to this when will be back home from work.

Steak (talkcontribs)

Anyways, thanks for adding them. What do you mean with "get rid of" them?

Edgars2007 (talkcontribs)

updating rating was on my endless to-do-list. I wanted to get to this on every weekend. On every Friday I said to myself: "Edgars, you have to update those Elo ratings". On each Monday I said "Ok, you didn't do that this weekend, so you have to do this on next one".

Something like this.

Steak (talkcontribs)

Haha, I know this feeling :D Do you think you could also obtain the years when the titles have been awarded from the FIDE profiles of the players?

Edgars2007 (talkcontribs)

Only some 45 items were left. Did import rating also to them.

About years of titles. The web page doesn't seem very clean (the code), so finding the right place to scrape doesn't seem very trivial, but will have a look.

Steak (talkcontribs)

Any progress?

Edgars2007 (talkcontribs)

Sorry, no.

Have been bussy with writing some tools for Latvian Wikipedia

Steak (talkcontribs)

By the way, how is it done that all the Elo statements together with date and reference is set in only edit per item?

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