Descriptions for new items edit
Hi there! I noticed you have been creating a number of items for journal articles. If you would, please remember to add descriptions for these, so they may be more easily distinguished from other, non-article items at a glance. I use something like "scholarly article published in MMM YYYY", but even just "scholarly article" or "scientific article" is better than nothing. Let me know if there are any questions, and thank you! — Huntster (t @ c) 02:21, 14 July 2021 (UTC)
Hello again. I would again like to ask that you provide descriptions for journal articles that you import. It is important for all items to have descriptions, especially for article names that may closely resemble non-article items, to help users avoid confusion. It should be an easy addition to the import process, using the publication date as a primary disambiguator. Thanks. — Huntster (t @ c) 18:10, 13 November 2022 (UTC)
- @Huntster: I try to do that when I see what looks like a possible confusion. Adding that description may seem easy, but it's not part of my workflow, so I'm not sure I can guarantee adding it to all journal articles. It's certainly a reasonable request, so I'll do my best to figure it out. Trilotat (talk) 18:19, 13 November 2022 (UTC)
- Thank you, it really would be appreciated. As the number of items in Wikidata continues to grow, the potential for similarly named items to cause confusion amongst users when no description is available grows as well. Without knowing how your workflow is set up, I wonder if your system could simply append the scraped/inputted publication date to the end of a static phrase, as mentioned earlier. — Huntster (t @ c) 18:25, 13 November 2022 (UTC)
DOI as ADS Bibcode edit
Are you sure that The vowel elements in speech (Q113755235)ADS bibcode (P819)10.2475/AJS.S2-42.125.167 is correct?  states that correct bibcode is 1866AmJS...42..167P Ghuron (talk) 16:05, 7 September 2022 (UTC)
- @Ghuron: My error. I’ve corrected it. Thanks for catching it. Trilotat (talk) 11:24, 8 September 2022 (UTC)
Thanks, but I probably didn't explain it clearly. There are ~4K suspicious edits: Wikidata:Database reports/Constraint violations/P819#"Format" violationsI can see that report didn't really picked up all changes yet. Thanks! Ghuron (talk) 11:58, 9 September 2022 (UTC)
Call for participation in a task-based online experiment edit
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Cerro del Pueblo edit
I think Cerro del Pueblo (Q75135545) is the correct location not Cerro del Pueblo Formation (Q27781564). The camera location for the picture in en:Cerro del Pueblo Formation matches the location of Cerro del Pueblo (Q75135545). I think this edit gave the incorrect coordinates and it was imported to wikidata by a bot. Is there a reason there are two wikidata objects? Maundwiki (talk) 14:11, 25 September 2023 (UTC)
- @Maundwiki: If you're asking why there is an object for both Cerro del Pueblo and Cerro del Pueblo Formation, I'm sure it's because the mountain is different from the formation, though the formation was likely named for the mountain where it was first identified. I think the coordinates are different for the two objects. The picture of the mountain is the same as the formation as both are displayed in that picture. As to the specific coordinates, I'm not sure of their details or history. Did I respond to your question(s)? If not, please let me know. Trilotat (talk) 23:25, 25 September 2023 (UTC)
Incorrect instances of "erratum" edit
Hello @Trilotat, I've come across a few Quickstatements edits where you've added the statement instance of erratum to items that are not errata, examples: 1 2 3. My guess is that you used a query for the keyword 'correction' in the item label or title, but this picks up quite a number of false negatives. I've started undoing some of the edits when I see them, thought you should know so you can consider changing your query strategy. Kbseah (talk) 11:30, 24 November 2023 (UTC)
- @Kbseah: Thank you for the note. My process was "start with the keyword and remove the non-errata." I was careful , but I should have been more careful.Trilotat (talk) 18:52, 24 November 2023 (UTC)