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Why have you deleted Q111662977 page and how regenerate this page in correct mode?

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Antonio Mattiacci (talkcontribs)

Hi @Matěj Suchánek and nice to meet. Why have you deleted Q111662977 page? I read that does not meet the notability policy but it isn't spam. These information are true and I've insert links to sources. What is the problem? Can I have more information of this for resolve the error and regenerate Q111662977 page in correct mode? Thanks!

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Hi Antonio, the notability policy requires:

It refers to an instance of a clearly identifiable conceptual or material entity. The entity must be notable, in the sense that it can be described using serious and publicly available references.

I could only see links to social networks and personal webpage which can be clearly considered a self-promotion.

Antonio Mattiacci (talkcontribs)

Hi Matěj, ok. Thanks!

I will follow your suggestion and recreate the card using only references found on non-personal websites. I will include links to my site and social only in the appropriate entries (personal site and personal social channels).

Then, if you don't mind, I will ask you to check that the tab is correct. Okay? Thanks again!

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Hi. In principle, I cannot recommend you proceeding with re-creating the item because there is Wikidata:Conflict of interest. However, it is not prohibited. Feel free to come back anyway.

By the way, Q111845284 is problematic, too. I have proposed it for deletion instead of deleting it myself to have a third opinion.

Antonio Mattiacci (talkcontribs)

Hi! Ok, thanks! :)

I guess it's to be deleted for the same reason as the previous one. Right?

Reply to "Why have you deleted Q111662977 page and how regenerate this page in correct mode?"
Izno (talkcontribs)

I think it's super useful that this filter prevents styles subpages at "styles.css".

I'll be moving w:Module:Message box to TemplateStyles soon and I'd like to split the styles subpages into their 'box' types e.g. w:Module:Message box/ambox.css and w:Module:Message box/ombox.css since it's probably the case that these won't end up on the same page (meaning duplication of common styles won't happen). Would it be possibly to add to the filter for those kinds of names? [acfiot]mbox\.css should work.

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Yes, done. Thanks for the suggestion.

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Kanashimi (talkcontribs)
Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Hi! Thanks for your report, I fixed the filter to ignore codes like *-latn. Indeed, filters can be bypassed using wbeditentity and it isn't really possible to fix that.

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Andyrom75 (talkcontribs)

Could you check if the unpatrolled changes in history page are still yellow highlighted? Because of it, I don't have the [Mark all revisions as patrolled] link. Recently I'm experiencing it on it:voy but I don't know if it's my problem or a temporary issue.

On the other hand, everything it's fine if I manually compare two versions.

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Hello, it was indeed broken, see phab:T298638. This is the fix. If you are aware of any forks (copies) of the tool, please make their maintainers aware of this.

Andyrom75 (talkcontribs)

Now it works again. Thank you!

Andyrom75 (talkcontribs)
Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

I tried to fix that. However, I can see in the task there are going to be some new changes to history pages, so the tool could stop working again next week. Anyways, feel free to report malfunctions to me when you find them.

Andyrom75 (talkcontribs)

Tool stop working again. Sorry to bother you...

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

It looks like it works except for the single-entry histories. I think I will wait until the developers have found the best layout.

Andyrom75 (talkcontribs)
Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Alright, I didn't realize it's that much broken (which is weird since I also use the tool). It should work again. Still, the tool could stop working again next week (sooner or later).

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Toghrul R (talkcontribs)

Hello, Matěj. I notices that the bot removes multiple values (Q242474 and Q981132) for example. They might be the same values, but those people was awarded with them several times. Why is this happening? Thanks

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Hello. In my opinion, this "data model" is buggy for several reasons and there are better ways to model that.

It's important to realize that Wikidata stores claims, i.e., what other sources claim. If there is a claim "Person XY - was awarded - Medal A", it simply means the source claims "Person XY was awarded Medal A". Now suppose there were multiple sources with this claim ("Person XY was awarded Medal A"). How do we know each of them is a separate instance of the award? Well, if there is another information (e.g., the date), we can add the claim "Person XY - was awarded - Medal A, date: 1900" with the qualifier. Now there is a different date for each claim and we can definitely say there were multiple instances of the award. If we don't have the date but there is a source claiming "Person XY was awarded Medal A 4 times", we should add the claim "Person XY - was awarded - Medal A, amount: 4". Because this is exactly the information in the source.

Anyways, it's possible for me to locate all removals of P166 done by my bot and possibly restore the data in some meaningful way. And I'm willing to do that.

Toghrul R (talkcontribs)

Thanks for the explanation. As it is, I see no problem with removing them; just wanted to know what could be done in order to cease it. Hence, I'll add qualifiers (such as Property:P585 or Property:P1686) just to make items more detailed

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

Here is the list of all affected items.

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DavidMCEddy (talkcontribs)

Please delete Q110788723.

I created it then minutes later merged it with an existing item before ever using it.

Thanks, DavidMCEddy (talk) 11:31, 2 February 2022 (UTC)

Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

By simply merging it, you could have avoided reaching an admin and putting extra work on them. For deletion requests, use WD:RFD.

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Jura1 (talkcontribs)
Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

It seems so.

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Takhirgeran Umar (talkcontribs)
Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)

It should be done.

Takhirgeran Umar (talkcontribs)

Helped. Thanks a lot!

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Infovarius (talkcontribs)
Matěj Suchánek (talkcontribs)
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