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Wikidata:Status updates/2018 03 12

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  • Significantly (on average to 1/4th) reduced the number of changes from Wikidata showing up on the watchlists and recent changes on Wikipedias and the other sister projects. This way changes that do not affect an article should no longer show up. We're still holding off roll-out to Commons, Cebuano, Waray-Waray and Armenian Wikipedia because of scalability concerns.
  • Working on optimizing one of the largest database tables (wb_terms) (phab:T188279)
  • Fixing a bug on how Wikidata changes are shown on Wikipedia (phab:T189320)
  • Continued addressing security review issues for Wikibase-Lexeme extension (phab:T186726)

You can see all open tickets related to Wikidata here. If you want to help, you can also have a look at the tasks needing a volunteer.

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Final note from Léa: thanks to people who participated to the feedback loop! Today's Weekly Summary is already improved thanks to your suggestions. Feel free to add more comments, and feel free to edit the Weekly Summary yourself: all small contributions are welcome :)