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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: Fuzheado
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_permissions/Administrator/Fuzheado>,
ؚاسم
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Requests_for_permissions/Administrator/%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%85>

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

- 5-7 October, St.Gallen (Switzerland): WikiCon 2018 of the
German-speaking Wikimedia community
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q51955217>, with keynote Wikidata as a
Semantic Web game changer
<https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikicon2018_sarasua_keynote_05102018.pdf>
- 5-7 October, Grenoble (France): WikiConvention francophone 2018
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q57029585>, with keynote:
- Quarry et Query : introduction à SQL et SPARQL
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiConvention_francophone/2018/Programme/Quarry_et_Query_:_introduction_%C3%A0_SQL_et_SPARQL>
- GLAM & Wikimedia : bilan des projets en cours en Suisse et
perspectives avec Wikidata
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiConvention_francophone/2018/Programme/GLAM_%26_Wikimedia_:_bilan_des_projets_en_cours_en_Suisse_et_perspectives_avec_Wikidata>
- Quoi de neuf sur Wikidata ?
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiConvention_francophone/2018/Programme/Quoi_de_neuf_sur_Wikidata_%3F>
- Éditer une œuvre d'art sur Wikidata, et plus si affinités
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiConvention_francophone/2018/Programme/%C3%89diter_une_%C5%93uvre_d%27art_sur_Wikidata,_et_plus_si_affinit%C3%A9s>
- 16 October, online: Using Wikibase as a platform for library linked
data management and discovery
<https://www.oclc.org/en/events/2018/devconnect-online-workshops/wikibase-as-platform-for-library-linked-data-management-and-discovery.html>
- 29 October, São Paulo: Wikidata Lab XI: Structuring wikiprojects
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/pt:Wikip%C3%A9dia:Edit-a-thon/Atividades_em_portugu%C3%AAs/Wikidata_Lab_XI>

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

- Wikidata: «Das spannendste Projekt, das ich je gesehen habe»
<https://www.tagblatt.ch/leben/das-spannendste-projekt-das-ich-je-gesehen-habe-ld.1056819>
(German) in the Swiss newspaper Tagblatt
- SPNHC & TDWG Conference 2018
<https://siobhanleachman.tumblr.com/post/178750749736/spnhc-tdwg-conference-2018>
— blog post on a talk (slides
<https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13cgioEuVZXeevPhIcaH7hV7uwBjO2mdl6okqhaEXaRg/edit>,
speaker notes
<https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OExnyW0d5lIZ6-IYRmIQKHuNOxjp1wwwz15xzHMRMgk/edit>)
about using Wikimedia projects and materials from the Biodiversity Heritage
Library and other sources to collect information regarding New Zealand's
biodiversity
- Wikidata Map October 2018
<https://addshore.com/2018/10/wikidata-map-october-2018/> by Addshore
- Our man in Havana (or, Q56761118)
<http://www.generalist.org.uk/blog/2018/our-man-in-havana-or-q56761118/>
by Andrew Gray

Other Noteworthy Stuff

- wikidata-cli <https://github.com/maxlath/wikidata-cli> new features:
- wd data --format ttl
<https://github.com/maxlath/wikidata-cli/blob/master/docs/read_operations.md#ttl>:
dump entities in rdf/ttl
- wd convert
<https://github.com/maxlath/wikidata-cli/blob/master/docs/read_operations.md#wd-convert>:
convert batches of external ids to Wikidata ids and vice versa
- Structured Data on Commons: a search prototype is available for
testing. There is a page on Commons with information about testing and
leaving feedback
<https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Structured_data/Get_involved/Feedback_requests/Search_prototype>
.
- Profiling Wikidata <https://prowd-prototype.herokuapp.com/> — a
Class-Facet-Attribute Completeness Profiling System for Wikidata

Did you know?

- Newest properties
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:ListProperties>:
- General datatypes: limiting oxygen index
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5929>, plot continued in
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5940>, Vicat softening point
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5947>, Unicode range
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5949>
- External identifiers: Lyrically artist ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5924>, Moviepilot.de series
ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5925>, Spectral Database
for Organic Compounds ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5926>, Ultimate Guitar
artist ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5927>, Ä abra
lexeme ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5928>, Open Food
Facts ingredient ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5930>, bazakolejowa.pl
railway line ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5931>, IGN
series ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5932>, tweet ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5933>, Short Title Catalogue
Flanders (STCV) <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5934>, Flanders
Arts Institute production ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5935>, old-computers.com ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5936>, Oudnederlands
Woordenboek GTB ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5937>, Vroegmiddelnederlands
Woordenboek GTB ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5938>, Middelnederlandsch
Woordenboek GTB ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5939>, Film
Indonesia person ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5941>, Protected
objects Ostbelgien ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5942>, North
America PlayStation Store ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5944>, VicFlora ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5945>, SUCA code
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5946>, CMI person ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5948>, São Paulo: os
estrangeiros e a construção da cidade ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5950>, ComiXology creator ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5951>, Annuaire de la
magistrature ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5952>, NT
Flora ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P5953>
- New property proposals
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Property_proposal>
to review:
- General datatypes: animacy
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/animacy>,
distributary
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/distributary>,
human position in artwork
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/human_position_in_artwork>,
does not have quality
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/does_not_have_quality>,
(de)evolution method
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/(de)evolution_method>,
happened to
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/happened_to>,
depicted part
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/depicted_part>,
adjective
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/adjective>,
hyponym
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/hyponym>,
nation-state
tradition
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/nation-state_tradition>,
requires form
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/requires_form>,
Norwegian Nationaltheatret actor ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Norwegian_Nationaltheatret_actor_ID>,
location of sense usage
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/location_of_sense_usage>,
Medierådet rating
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Medier%C3%A5det_rating>,
broad synonym
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/broad_synonym>,
measured to
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/measured_to>,
Type properties
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Type_properties>,
shrinkage
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/shrinkage>,
Public
presentation
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Public_presentation>,
carbon footprint
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/carbon_footprint>
- External identifiers: Inventory of the Archaeological and
Paleontological Heritage of Catalonia
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Inventory_of_the_Archaeological_and_Paleontological_Heritage_of_Catalonia>,
MIAR ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/MIAR_ID>,
V.League
ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/V.League_ID>,
Japan Professional Basketball League ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Japan_Professional_Basketball_League_ID>,
Women's Japan Basketball League
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Women%27s_Japan_Basketball_League>,
SAGE journal ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/SAGE_journal_ID>,
Elsevier journal ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Elsevier_journal_ID>,
N° CPPAP
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/N%C2%B0_CPPAP>,
Deezer show ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Deezer_show_ID>,
LUBW Schutzgebiets-Nr
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/LUBW_Schutzgebiets-Nr>,
Disney A to Z ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Disney_A_to_Z_ID>,
RBF athlete ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/RBF_athlete_ID>,
Europe PlayStation Store ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Europe_PlayStation_Store_ID>,
Japan PlayStation Store ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Japan_PlayStation_Store_ID>,
Encyclopedia Virginia ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Encyclopedia_Virginia_ID>,
Armiarma ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Armiarma_ID>
- Query examples:
- Characters from the Mario franchise by games in which they appear
<https://query.wikidata.org/#%23defaultView%3AGraph%0ASELECT%20%3Fitem%20%3FitemLabel%20%3Fgame%20%3FgameLabel%20%28%2200FFFF%22%20AS%20%3Frgb%29%20WHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP31%20wd%3AQ33093124.%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP1441%20%3Fgame.%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/1048179721849032704>)
- Nobel Prize winners who also has been TED speakers
<https://query.wikidata.org/#%23defaultView%3AMap%20%0A%0A%23Federated%20search%20Wikidata%20-%3E%20NobelPrice.org%0APREFIX%20nobel%3A%20%3Chttp%3A%2F%2Fdata.nobelprize.org%2Fterms%2F%3E%0A%20%0ASELECT%20DISTINCT%20%20%3Fplace%20%3Fimg%20%20%3Ftwitter%20%3Fmotivation%20%3Farticle%20%3FNobelArticle%20%3Fcoord22%20%3FTED%20WHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20%3Flaureate%20wdt%3AP2888%20%3Flaureate_nobel_uri%20.%20%20%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%7B%3Flaureate%20wdt%3AP2002%20%3FtwitterID%7D%0A%20%20%3Flaureate%20wdt%3AP2611%20%3FTEDID%0A%20%20FILTER%20(strStarts(str(%3Flaureate_nobel_uri)%2C%20%22http%3A%2F%2Fdata.nobelprize.org%2Fresource%2Flaureate%2F%22))%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%3Flaureate%20wdt%3AP18%20%3Fimg%7D%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%3Flaureate%20wdt%3AP19%2Fwdt%3AP625%20%3Fcoord22%7D%0A%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%3Farticle%20schema%3Aabout%20%3Flaureate%20.%0A%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Farticle%20schema%3AisPartOf%20%3Chttps%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2F%3E%7D%0A%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%7B%3Flaureate%20wdt%3AP3188%20%3FNa%7D%0A%20%20BIND%20(URI(CONCAT(%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nobelprize.org%2Fnobel_prizes%2F%22%2C%3FNa%2C%22-facts.html%22))%20AS%20%3FNobelArticle)%0A%20%20BIND%20(URI(CONCAT(%22https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2F%22%2C%3FtwitterID))%20AS%20%3Ftwitter)%0A%20%20BIND%20(URI(CONCAT(%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ted.com%2Fspeakers%2F%22%2C%3FTEDID))%20AS%20%3FTED)%0A%20%20%0A%20%20SERVICE%20%3Chttp%3A%2F%2Fdata.nobelprize.org%2Fsparql%3E%20%7B%0A%20%20%20%20%3Flaureate_nobel_uri%20nobel%3AlaureateAward%20%2F%20nobel%3Amotivation%20%3Fmotivation%20.%0A%20%20%20%20FILTER%20(lang(%3Fmotivation)%20%3D%20'en')%0A%20%20%7D%0A%20%20%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22en%2Cde%2Cda%2Cnl%22.%20%7D%0A%7D>
(source <https://twitter.com/salgo60/status/1049268063374389249>)

Development

- Fix bugs on editing statements on new Forms using the API (phab:T194732
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T194732>)
- Check constraint violations on statements on Forms and Senses when
saving a statement (phab:T195829
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T195829>)
- Fix an issue with Wikibase and deployments (phab:T206161
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T206161>)
- Improve the gloss language error message (phab:T205528
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T205528>)
- Make the ArticlePlaceholder use our API instead of wb_terms (
phab:T195752 <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T195752>)
- Improve sorting of forms, senses and glosses (phab:T176405
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T176405>, phab:T203002
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T203002>, phab:T203459
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T203459>)
- Work on making Sense statement group Ids unique (phab:T204936
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T204936>)

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>

Anything to add? Please share! :)
--
Léa Lacroix
Project Manager Community Communication for Wikidata

Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.
Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24
10963 Berlin
www.wikimedia.de

Wikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V.

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der Nummer 23855 Nz. Als gemeinnÃŒtzig anerkannt durch das Finanzamt fÃŒr
Körperschaften I Berlin, Steuernummer 27/029/42207.
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