Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, With some regularity the {{authority control}} usage is mined for data missing in Wikidata. Once it is, references can be taken away in Wikipedia... and as far as I know this happens as well. For Victor Anatolyevich Vassiliev for instance there is nothing in en.Wikipedia about ORCID. Thanks,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-12 Thread Richard Symonds
Indeed - congratulations Wikimedia Bangladesh from all of us here in the UK :-) Richard Symonds Wikimedia UK 0207 065 0992 Wikimedia UK is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales, Registered No. 6741827. Registered Charity No.1144513. Registered Office 4th Floor,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
Before I migrate them manually (adding to Wikidata *and* removing from Wikipedia), how easily could a script (something like AWB?) or a bot do so? On 12 June 2014 08:48, Magnus Manske magnusman...@googlemail.com wrote: And then, we discover tools long present:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi Dead easy GerardM Op 12 jun. 2014 13:17 schreef Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk: Before I migrate them manually (adding to Wikidata *and* removing from Wikipedia), how easily could a script (something like AWB?) or a bot do so? On 12 June 2014 08:48, Magnus Manske

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
So, who can do that? Or how can I (a non-coder)? We don't seem to have a Wikidata equivalent of en.WP:BOTREQ, unless I've missed it. On 12 June 2014 13:50, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi Dead easy GerardM Op 12 jun. 2014 13:17 schreef Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-12 Thread MZMcBride
Kevin Gorman wrote: I was invited to the meeting Bill refers to, but unfortunately unable to attend. I've talked to a number of the participants though, and would like to stress that this is, well, er, not a joke. The PR-side people involved in this are sincere in what they state, and I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-12 Thread Nathan
On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:11 AM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Re: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:PRSTATEMENT The statement is a nice read and it's hardly objectionable. I'd expect nothing less from a group of public relations folks, all of whom have a very vested interest

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-12 Thread David Gerard
On 12 June 2014 15:17, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: One reason to think its legit and not a smokescreen? Signing on to the statement substantially increases the potential costs of being caught violating WP policies. Clients hiring bare knuckles PR experts may not have a high regard for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 10 June 2014 18:29, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: ORCID I've just found - and fixed - en.WP articles ([1], [2]) with ISNI's enetred as ORCIDs (or twice, as each). Can we test for and fix this? We should also apply that test in Wikidata. [1]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-12 Thread Pine W
Hi Kevin, I agree that the volunteer bandwidth for reviewing requested edits on English Wikipedia is a constraint. There are several backlogged queues on English Wikipedia at the moment, and I would be interested in hearing ideas for how to shrink the backlogs. We can discuss on the English