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Best regards! Please, never create any items for any userpages or subtemplates. Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 13:12, 27 October 2014 (UTC)

Previous discussion was archived at User talk:Swpb/Archive 1 on 2016-01-05.

Bodhisattwa (talkcontribs)

Hi, here is the context. Regards,

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contributed to published work (P3919)

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Billinghurst (talkcontribs)

This contributed to published work (P3919) property is for people items to list "published works" rather than for an organisation. You may consider the 'participant' type properties for what you are looking to link.

Swpb (talkcontribs)

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Please undo your change to Japanese alias of Prince Rupert's Drop

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Himazu (talkcontribs)

Hi. The reason why I removed the Japanese alias was that the entry was renamed and the former alias is now the entry name. As of now, The Japanese "Label" and the "Also knows as" are identical, which is not right, I suppose. So can you please undo your undo?

Swpb (talkcontribs)

@Himazu: Removing the label is not the right answer. A correct label should never be removed. If the alias is the same as the label, it is the alias that should be removed. I've done so. Swpb (talk) 13:29, 27 February 2017 (UTC)

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Please take part in the Flow satisfaction survey

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MediaWiki message delivery (talkcontribs)

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Lymantria (talkcontribs)

Hi Swpb, I saw your proposal at Wikidata:Property_proposal/Organization. Would it be an idea to stretch it to organizations, to make it even more generic? What would be a good title in that case?

Swpb (talkcontribs)

I think it can apply to most formal organizations without a name change--the "corporate" in the term doesn't imply any particular legal structure. "Corporate officer" is a widely-used term with an agreed-upon meaning; I'm not sure there exists a more generic-sounding term that carries the same precision. I also want to make sure the property is limited to persons with specific, named, well-defined roles in an organization; we don't want to create a generic "employee" inverse of employer (P108) that will invite attempts to add all known members of an organization. Swpb (talk) 17:39, 9 May 2016 (UTC)

Lymantria (talkcontribs)

I understand. It will be my backgroun in another language that corporate sounds as "business". Thank you!. I will create the property in a few minutes.

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