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*Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over
the last week.*

Discussions

- Open request for adminship: Ayack
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_permissions/Administrator/Ayack_2>
- New request for comments: 2018 administrator policy update
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_comment/2018_administrator_policy_update>
- Closed request for comments: Adding short code for cryptocurrencies
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_comment/Adding_short_code_for_cryptocurrencies>

Events <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Events>

- Past: 19-21 September 2018, New York City: Wikibase workshop at Rhizome
<https://notepad.rhizome.org/LOD-Wikibase-Summit-NYC#>
- Upcoming: IRC office hour, on Tuesday September 25th, from 18:00 to
19:00 (UTC+2, Berlin time) on the channel wikimedia-office

Press, articles, blog posts
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Press_coverage>

- Supporting Community Events: spotlight on ‘Social Media Exchange’
(SMEX) in Lebanon
<https://medium.com/from-mysociety/supporting-community-events-spotlight-on-social-media-exchange-smex-in-lebanon-cd3788668279>,
by MySociety
- Using OpenStack to run a custom Wikibase
<https://fuga.cloud/labs/using-openstack-to-run-custom-wikibase/>, by
Andra Waagmeester
- Creating linked open data for Victorian shipping registers
<https://blog.library.wales/?p=18856> on the National Library of Wales
blog

Other Noteworthy Stuff

- The OpenStreetMap wiki enabled Wikibase
<https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2018-September/039122.html>,
to describe OSM tags and keys. Here's what an entry for moveable bridge
looks like: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Item:Q104
- TABernacle <https://tools.wmflabs.org/tabernacle/#/>, a tool to edit
Wikidata on a table view, was rewritten by Magnus Manske

Did you know?

- Newest properties
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:ListProperties>:
- General datatypes: Index Herbariorum code
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5858>, model item
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5869>, perfume note
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5872>, place of devotion
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5873>, Taxonomic Literature
2 number <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5878>, video
designer <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5880>, projection
designer <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5881>, mode of
derivation <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5886>, work
hardening strain <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5893>, tuition
fee <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5894>, foreign
transaction fee <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5895>, trading
fee <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5896>, account charge /
subscription fee <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5897>,
borrowing
rate <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5898>, interest rate
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5899>, JMA Magnitude
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5900>, official number of
town quarter <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5901>
- External identifiers: Adelphi author ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5859>, AnimeClick drama ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5860>, Lepidoptera of
Belgium ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5862>, CharacTour
character ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5863>, Enciclovida
ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5864>, IGN film ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5865>, LakeNet ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5866>, Mathematical Reviews
journal ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5867>, MobyGames
platform ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5868>, Northern
Ireland Assembly ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5870>, Norwegian
war refugees register ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5871>, re3data repository ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5874>, ResearchGate
publication ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5875>, SJPXVII
ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5876>, SPXVI ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5877>, Qualité Tourisme ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5879>, Muziekweb Performer ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5882>, Tourisme & Handicap ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5883>, Indonesian Basic Data
of Primary and Secondary Education ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5884>, Microsoft Store app ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5885>, Arkivportalen agent ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5887>, Archiveportal archive
ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5888>, Preferred Hotels &
Resorts hotel ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5890>,
Bpk-ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5891>, UOL Eleições ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5892>, Uralonet ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5902>, Álgu ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5903>
- New property proposals
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Property_proposal>
to review:
- General datatypes: Spotify show ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Spotify_show_ID>,
derived from sense
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/derived_from_sense>,
creates
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/creates>, Short
Title Catalogus Vlaanderen (STCV) ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Short_Title_Catalogus_Vlaanderen_(STCV)_ID>,
acquisition date
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/acquisition_date>,
LÞÞv classification
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/L%C3%B8%C3%B8v_classification>,
Non-free artwork image URL
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Non-free_artwork_image_URL>,
Kompositionsfuge
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Kompositionsfuge>,
abbrév.
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/abbr%C3%A9v.>,
subject lexeme
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/subject_lexeme>
- External identifiers: HKCAN ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/HKCAN_ID>,
Shazam
artist ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Shazam_artist_ID>,
Sprockhoff-Nummer
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Sprockhoff-Nummer>,
Wikibase Registry ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Wikibase_Registry_ID>,
GTB database IDs
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/GTB_database_IDs>,
Depósito Legal ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Dep%C3%B3sito_Legal_ID>,
Moviepilot.de series ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Moviepilot.de_series_ID>,
Australia and New Zealand Standard Research Classification 2008
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Australia_and_New_Zealand_Standard_Research_Classification_2008>,
IGN series ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/IGN_series_ID>,
old-computers.com ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/old-computers.com_ID>,
Kunstenpunt productions
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Kunstenpunt_productions>,
tweet ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/tweet_ID>, Open
Food Facts ingredient ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Open_Food_Facts_ingredient_ID>,
bazakolejowa.pl railway line ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/bazakolejowa.pl_railway_line_ID>,
SUCA code
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/SUCA_code>,
VicFlora
ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/VicFlora_ID>
- Query examples:
- Maps and libraries in Boston and Cambridge
<https://query.wikidata.org/#%23defaultView%3AMap%0ASELECT%20%3Fitem%20%3FitemLabel%20%3Fcoord%0AWHERE%20%0A%7B%0A%20%20%7B%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279%2a%20wd%3AQ33506.%7D%0A%20%20UNION%20%7B%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279%2a%20wd%3AQ7075.%7D%0A%20%20%7B%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP131%20wd%3AQ100.%7D%0A%20%20UNION%20%7B%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP131%20wd%3AQ49111.%7D%0A%20%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP625%20%3Fcoord.%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22%5BAUTO_LANGUAGE%5D%2Cen%22.%20%7D%0A%7D>
(source <https://twitter.com/WikiDigi/status/1044202996102500352>)
- Timeline of mobile phones
<https://query.wikidata.org/#%23defaultView%3ATimeline%0ASELECT%20DISTINCT%20%3Fauthor%20%3FauthorLabel%20%3Fimage%20%3Fdate%20WHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20%7B%3Fauthor%20wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279*%20wd%3AQ19723444%20.%7D%0A%20%20UNION%0A%20%20%7B%3Fauthor%20wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279*%20wd%3AQ17517%20.%7D%0A%20%20%3Fauthor%20wdt%3AP571%20%3Fdate%20.%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%3Fauthor%20wdt%3AP18%20%3Fimage%20.%7D%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22de%2C%20en%2C%20fr%2C%20es%2C%20it%2C%20cz%22%20%7D%0A%7D%20%0A>
(source <https://twitter.com/SciHiBlog/status/1043413177613082624>)
- Average height of figure skaters by gender and discipline
<https://query.wikidata.org/#SELECT%20%3FdisciplineLabel%20%3FgenderLabel%20%28AVG%28%3Fheight_in_m%29%20AS%20%3Faverageheight%29%20%28COUNT%28%3Fperson%29%20AS%20%3Fnumber%29%0AWHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20%3Fperson%20wdt%3AP2416%20%3Fdiscipline%20%3B%0A%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20wdt%3AP641%20wd%3AQ38108%20.%0A%20%20%3Fperson%20wdt%3AP21%20%3Fgender%20.%0A%20%20%3Fperson%20p%3AP2048%2Fpsn%3AP2048%2Fwikibase%3AquantityAmount%20%3Fheight_in_m%20.%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22%5BAUTO_LANGUAGE%5D%2Cen%22.%20%7D%0A%7D%0AGROUP%20BY%20%3FdisciplineLabel%20%3FgenderLabel%0AORDER%20BY%20%3Faverageheight>
(source
<https://twitter.com/Harmonia_Amanda/status/1042464352350154752>)
- New bot requests: Import and maintain nominal GDP for countries from
the World Bank Data API
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Bot_requests#Import_and_maintain_nominal_GDP_for_countries_from_the_World_Bank_Data_API>,
Create indiscriminately new items
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Bot_requests#Create_indiscriminately_new_items>,
Missing P31
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Bot_requests#Missing_P31>, Importing
lexemes from en.Wiktionary in specific languages
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_permissions/Bot/MewBot>

Development

- Work on editing Form statements using the API (phab:T194732
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T194732>)
- Show the Lemma(s) or Representation(s) when Lexemes or Forms are
mentioned in constraint reports (phab:T195315
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T195315>)
- Add hyphenation for long Lexeme lemmas and representations (
phab:T195367 <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T195367>)
- Normalize SPARQL queries (phab:T204122
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T204122>, thanks to Abiàn)
- Fix a bug on the Query Service about exported query results being
different from the displayed result (phab:T195258
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T195258>)
- Fix a bug on the Query Service about empty map results returning error
(phab:T178786 <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T178786>)

You can see all open tickets related to Wikidata here
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/4RotIcw5oINo/#R>. If you
want to help, you can also have a look at the tasks needing a volunteer
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/board/71/query/zfiRgTnZF7zu/?filter=zfiRgTnZF7zu&order=priority>.

Monthly Tasks

- Add labels, in your own language(s), for the new properties listed
above.
- Comment on property proposals: all open proposals
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Overview>
- Suggested and open tasks
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Contribute/Suggested_and_open_tasks>
!
- Contribute to a Showcase item
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Showcase_items>
.
- Help translate <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:LanguageStats>
or proofread the interface and documentation pages, in your own language!
- Help merge identical items
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/User:Pasleim/projectmerge> across
Wikimedia projects.
- Help write the next summary!
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Status_updates/Next>
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Léa Lacroix
Project Manager Community Communication for Wikidata

Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.
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