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Best regards! Jon Harald Søby (talk) 01:32, 11 October 2017 (UTC)

Wikidata:Property proposal/cpcrulezEdit

Thank you for your update on this property proposal. Indeed, I'm a newbie in Wikidata and so, I didn't know the syntax for the formatter URL. Many many thanks to you! YotaMoteuchi (talk) 07:20, 28 August 2018 (UTC)

Wikidata:Property proposal/IGDB game IDEdit

Hey,

Thank you for proposing this property! Next time, can you please make sure to ping the Wikiproject (using {{ping project|Video games}})? I likely would have liked to give input on this (and I can imagine that User:Diggr would have had too).

Thanks :)

Jean-Fred (talk) 13:21, 7 September 2018 (UTC)

In this case (and that’s the reason why I had not proposed that property myself yet :) ) there is likely an argument to be made on whether we should record the slug or the id − cf the data structure returned by their API:
  {
    "id": 1942,
    "name": "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt",
    "slug": "the-witcher-3-wild-hunt",
    "url": "https://www.igdb.com/games/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt",
    
  }
Jean-Fred (talk) 13:25, 7 September 2018 (UTC)
@Jean-Frédéric: I’m sorry about that and I’ll ping the project in future proposals, I’ve just always been worried about pinging too much and being an annoyance. The property is still barely in use so a discussion could still be started on which ID to use. I couldn’t find any formatter URL that uses the id, but if there was one, it seems like it could be more stable than using the slug. Lewis Hulbert (talk) 22:41, 7 September 2018 (UTC)
@Lewis Hulbert: No worries :) Initially I was also worried of spamming people with too many pings, but I think Property proposals are worth it. Also, I would like the project to be a bit more alive − I notice several people doing great work, but we’re not really collaborating much, bouncing ideas off each other. I think I’d rather have too many pings showing me other people doing good work, rather than not enough and it feels like a deserted area ;-)
Jean-Fred (talk) 11:12, 10 September 2018 (UTC)
Hi there! I asked on the igdb discord channel and here is the answere: "You can base36 encode the I'd to create a short url like https://www.igdb.com/g/7ef" So, I think, this doesn't work with wikidata... Diggr (talk) 15:51, 10 September 2018 (UTC)
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