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Previous discussion was archived at User talk:MSGJ/Archive 1 on 2021-02-01.

Kitrsjlhf (talkcontribs)

You can teach me property creator and how to work on it

MSGJ (talkcontribs)
Reply to "property creator"

'Report concerning'

Trade (talkcontribs)

Wikidata:Requests for checkuser says 'Do not post requests to compare IPs to accounts or IPs to IPs comparisons.' So, no this should not be reported to Wikidata:Requests for checkuser

Reply to "'Report concerning'"
Mike Peel (talkcontribs)
Reply to "RfC process"
Mike Peel (talkcontribs)

Hi, just to let you know that Pi admin bot is now running to maintain PfD (archiving, updating watchlist notice). It runs daily around 5 UTC. Please don't manually archive things now, as that might confuse the bot. Also, for the 'on hold' items, once they're done it's simplest to move them back to the main list and the bot will then archive them.

MSGJ (talkcontribs)

I've closed a few discussions to waiting to see what the bot does ...

Mike Peel (talkcontribs)

OK, great, the bot should pick them up tomorrow morning.

MSGJ (talkcontribs)

Okay thanks. I'll keep an eye on it

Reply to "PfD"

What does "Report stale" mean?

Asav (talkcontribs)

I added a couple of vandal warnings to the Administrator's noticeboard, and you marked them av "Report stale". What does that mean?

MSGJ (talkcontribs)

It means that by the time I looked at the report it was already quite old and there was no recent activity, because they already stopped editing. So there was no point issuing a block.

Asav (talkcontribs)

I see. Thanks.

Jheald (talkcontribs)

I notice you made these edits on Kielder (Q2064240) last September, moving the 'civil parish' usage of the item to the ceb-wiki created Kielder (Q24667349) (diffs).

Honestly, I'd prefer it if this didn't happen, and the ceb-wiki item were instead marked as a permanent duplicate, like Budleigh Salterton (Q24662115), because otherwise the linkage between Commons and wikipedias gets broken.

But if you feel a village + civil parish item must be split like this, then please make sure you also move all statements associated with the CP to the CP item -- eg in this case the GSS codes, the OSM id, one of the TOIDs, the VoB unit id, the Who's on First ID. Otherwise queries and bots and external users matching on one of these IDs get very confused.

MSGJ (talkcontribs)

I certainly wouldn't create additional items like this, but as the two items already existed I was just straightening out the scope of each. I would have no idea which IDs related to the village and which to the parish!, but I will pay more attention to these next time (or ask you)

Jheald (talkcontribs)

most of the parish ones have "subject has role" = "civil parish" on them but, fair play, not all of them.

AviatorIfeanyi (talkcontribs)

Thank you for welcoming me to the community and sharing links that will help make my learning faster.

There are some feedback you gave that i am still not cleared with

on the issue of copyright, how do i know that an image i intend to use is copyrighted

On the Hainish Cycle live data, how exactly does it function, and should i totally avoid making use of them

I am quite getting myself familiar with wikidata, i do hope to get up with speed

Apologies for the delay in replying to your feedback on my task, Easter celebrations made me take some days of from the computer. AviatorIfeanyi (talk) 23:54, 3 April 2021 (UTC)

MSGJ (talkcontribs)

Hi there. All images on Wikimedia Commons are free, so you don't need to worry about copyright on those. About your second question, I don't really understand what you mean. You are welcome to make constructive changes to any item, but if you are just experimenting then it is better to use Wikidata Sandbox (Q4115189).

Momor72 (talkcontribs)

Sorry for the delay in my response - I had thought that I had responded to Mike's original post. I tried to respond in the same format with the ping and I think that somehow it got lost in translation. I responded to my post here: https://www.wikidata.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Momor72/Outreachy_1&action=edit. Can you tell me how to respond to you and Mike using the ping {{ping|}} method and/or the best way to respond to your comments specific to me? Sorry for any inconvenience

MSGJ (talkcontribs)

Yes, I can see your reply there. So let's continue the conversation over there?

Call for participation in the interview study with Wikidata editors

Kholoudsaa (talkcontribs)

Dear MSGJ,

I hope you are doing good,

I am Kholoud, a researcher at King’s College London, and I work on a project as part of my PhD research that develops a personalized recommendation system to suggest Wikidata items for the editors based on their interests and preferences. I am collaborating on this project with Elena Simperl and Miaojing Shi.

I would love to talk with you to know about your current ways to choose the items you work on in Wikidata and understand the factors that might influence such a decision. Your cooperation will give us valuable insights into building a recommender system that can help improve your editing experience.  

Participation is completely voluntary. You have the option to withdraw at any time. Your data will be processed under the terms of UK data protection law (including the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018). The information and data that you provide will remain confidential; it will only be stored on the password-protected computer of the researchers. We will use the results anonymized (?) to provide insights into the practices of the editors in item selection processes for editing and publish the results of the study to a research venue. If you decide to take part, we will ask you to sign a consent form, and you will be given a copy of this consent form to keep.

If you’re interested in participating and have 15-20 minutes to chat (I promise to keep the time!), please either contact me at kholoudsaa@gmail.com or use this form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmmFHaiB20nK14wrQJgfrA18PtmdagyeRib3xGtvzkdn3Lgw/viewform?usp=sf_link with your choice of the times that work for you.

I’ll follow up with you to figure out what method is the best way for us to connect.

Please contact me using the email mentioned above if you have any questions or require more information about this project.

Thank you for considering taking part in this research.



Lectrician1 (talkcontribs)