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Best regards! --Stryn (talk) 18:25, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

BC Sports Hall of Fame athlete IDEdit

Hi Thierry Caro, you made a couple of edits on the page mentioned above. I think the from for the ID changed there from numbers to names. I tried to change it, but I m not really familiar with the expressions there. I hope you can help. Best --Florentyna (talk) 14:21, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

Ridiculous split upsEdit

Your mass split up of Saint Louis Art Museum (Q1760539) is ridiculous and other collections is ridiculous. Please don't. Multichill (talk) 18:09, 28 January 2021 (UTC)

+1, this kind of split could be useful in some special case but here it doesn't make sense. https://www.wikidata.org/w/index.php?title=Q105093928&oldid=1349801049 was almost empty. Cheers, VIGNERON (talk) 18:54, 28 January 2021 (UTC)
I don't really care either way. Having separate collections is not totally crazy. Don't caring about everything being merged into one element for now is not foolish either. Thierry Caro (talk) 19:10, 28 January 2021 (UTC)
There is several very different things here. I totally agree with « Having separate collections is not totally crazy. » in some case it's may even be a very good idea (when there is several collection in a museum and some specific information for each collection). Here, it doesn't seem to be the case (as I said the item was empty). Then, it's not because we have an item that it should be used. And then, it's not because it should be used that you should use it in a bad way and remove the references (which you did https://www.wikidata.org/w/index.php?title=Q78673314&type=revision&diff=1349976748&oldid=1245215395 ). The first step can be good or not but the last step is clearly wrong. Cdlt, VIGNERON (talk) 09:09, 29 January 2021 (UTC)

Germanistenverzeichnis (Q27792616)Edit

Bonjour Thierry, merci pour créér la propriété Deutsche Biographie ID (P7902). Voici une nouvelle suggestion pour les historiens et philologues : Wikidata:Property proposal/Germanistenverzeichnis. --Kolja21 (talk) 19:36, 10 February 2021 (UTC)

Renommage et demande d'avisEdit

Premièrement j'ai renommé Wisconsin National or State Registers Record ID (P8588). il me semblais que le nom était pas mal plus approprié. Aussi j'aimerais ton avis si on devait pas aussi ajouter le Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory. Comme ils ont la tour que tu as récemment ajouté [1]. Si tu me donne ton avis favorable, j'en ferai la poposition. Sinon, je découvert hier cet inventaire des SPHO [2]. Rapidement, la Caroline du Sud et l'Oklahoma semblent avoir des ID potables. --Fralambert (talk) 21:46, 14 February 2021 (UTC)

@Fralambert: Salut. OK pour le renommage. Je choisis toujours un nom développé plutôt qu'un sigle et, pour ce qui nous concerne ici, un intitulé apparaissant sur les pages-cibles plutôt qu'un autre n'apparaissant pas. Dans le cas précis, on a “National or State Registers Record” en toutes lettres ici et apparaissant en assez gros sur leur site, donc déjà ça me va à peu près ! Mais comme la suite de ton message me fait bien voir que la Wisconsin Historical Society gère un peu de tout, et donc d'autres registres que le premier, je suis finalement tout à fait satisfait. Pour ce qui est de la proposition, je t'encourage évidemment à l'initier, d'autant que je n'ai pas trop le temps de m'en occuper ces temps-ci. Cette dernière note vaut malheureusement pour les trouvailles que tu signales. Donc si tu veux aussi y aller, je te laisse les mains déliées ! Merci pour tout. Thierry Caro (talk) 22:10, 14 February 2021 (UTC)
  Done Wikidata:Property proposal/Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory ID. Bon, pour les autres, je vais attendre un peu. --Fralambert (talk) 00:11, 15 February 2021 (UTC)
@Fralambert: Merci bien. J'ai fait Wikidata:Property proposal/Oklahoma's NRHP ID rapidement. Le site pour la Caroline du Sud est inaccessible depuis la France. Thierry Caro (talk) 11:45, 15 February 2021 (UTC)

[WMF Board of Trustees - Call for feedback: Community Board seats] Meetings with the Wikidata communityEdit

The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees is organizing a call for feedback about community selection processes between February 1 and March 14. While the Wikimedia Foundation and the movement have grown about five times in the past ten years, the Board’s structure and processes have remained basically the same. As the Board is designed today, we have a problem of capacity, performance, and lack of representation of the movement’s diversity. Our current processes to select individual volunteer and affiliate seats have some limitations. Direct elections tend to favor candidates from the leading language communities, regardless of how relevant their skills and experience might be in serving as a Board member, or contributing to the ability of the Board to perform its specific responsibilities. It is also a fact that the current processes have favored volunteers from North America and Western Europe. In the upcoming months, we need to renew three community seats and appoint three more community members in the new seats. This call for feedback is to see what processes can we all collaboratively design to promote and choose candidates that represent our movement and are prepared with the experience, skills, and insight to perform as trustees?

In this regard, two rounds of feedback meetings are being hosted to collect feedback from the Wikidata community. Two rounds are being hosted with the same agenda, to accomodate people from various time zones across the globe. We will be discussing ideas proposed by the Board and the community to address the above mentioned problems. Please sign-up according to whatever is most comfortable to you. You are welcome to participate in both as well!

Also, please share this with other volunteers who might be interested in this. Let me know if you have any questions. KCVelaga (WMF), 14:33, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

demographics of topic examplesEdit

I’m wondering why you deleted the Chicago and Uzbekistan examples and replaced Chicago with a different place? Was there something wrong with it? UWashPrincipalCataloger (talk) 00:26, 3 March 2021 (UTC)

I think we do not need that many examples. Three are usually fine and there is no specific behavior to highlight when it comes to this specific property. Thierry Caro (talk) 02:27, 3 March 2021 (UTC)