Hoi,
Agreement that they may.
Thanks,
      GerardM

On 4 June 2015 at 09:36, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sounds like a reasonable idea to me. Another open source advocate in
> Seattle has encouraged cooperation between Wikipedia and DBpedia. What
> would it take to make Gerard's suggestion come to life?
>
> Pine
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 12:26 AM, Gerard Meijssen <
> gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hoi,
> > An argument rages about the significance of the English WIkipedia using
> > Wikidata for person data, things like date of death.
> >
> > DBpedia does a better job than Wikidata does and it does it because they
> > not only use dumps to update their information but they also use
> > information from RSS. Therefore they do a better job than volunteers like
> > myself at Wikidata do.
> >
> > In my blogpost [1] I argue for cooperation. My point is very much that
> > increasingly I find I do no longer have the time to maintain the data for
> > people who died in 2014 or 2015. I have done that the last two years..
> >
> > I desperately want to do other things with Wikidata, things that are more
> > relevant. PLEASE consider cooperating with the DBpedia people. They are
> > part of our ecosystem, they want to share and they want to make their
> data
> > available with our license.
> > Thanks,
> >        GerardM
> >
> >
> > [1]
> >
> >
> http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.nl/2015/06/english-wikipedia-and-those-who-died-in.html
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