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- Thanks, Epìdosis, that's very kind of you. Philology has always been an interest of mine. I hope we can create a coherent database of languages in Wikidata but it's going to be difficult. We don't have a property for "evolved from", for example, nor "deciphered by".--Heron (talk) 16:53, 20 March 2016 (UTC)
Hey Heron! Great work on updating information about the Blake Paintings in Wikidata. I briefly worked with the William Blake Archive a few years back, to assess this landscape (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Poetry/William_Blake ). There is tons of work to be done in terms of blake, including tying in the authoritative scholarly index of the work (http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/indexworks.htm), and making sure that not just individual images, but commons categories reflect the Blake items (see https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:William_Blake ). I also briefly, fantasized about taking the authoratative index of adaptations of his works (https://books.google.com/books?id=S0RSgK4aVbIC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Blake+poems+in+music&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjetp_dlP_LAhVHGB4KHSoMC98Q6AEIIjAB ) and integrating that data into Wikidata. Thanks for beginning that process!Sadads (talk) 13:39, 8 April 2016 (UTC)
Why did you merged these two paintings Portrait of Joan Meatsuyker (1606-78), Governor general (1653-78) (Q17334843) & Portrait of Joan Maetsuyker (1606-78), Governor general (1653-78) (Q17340121)? Multichill (talk) 18:29, 10 November 2016 (UTC)
P199 for Galileo (Q182008)?Edit
Is it really correc to use
business division (P199)place of burial (P119) on Galileo (Q182008) (qv. Special:Diff/290079737). It breaks the constraints so if we want to keep this, we need to broaden the constraint or add an exception to it.
- Hi Vigneron. You mean place of burial (P119). No, that is probably not the best property to use. Perhaps there is another one called "final location" or something. I shall check and fix if possible. Or you can fix if you want to. Best regards Heron (talk) 07:42, 17 October 2018 (UTC)
- I deleted the property. I tried replacing it with "located on astronomical body" but that isn't allowed either. Heron (talk) 08:42, 17 October 2018 (UTC)