Oh I totally agree that it is cool. Thanks for posting this!

On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 9:40 PM, Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net> wrote:

>
> > 1) This gives you the data that is in the item, but what does it give you
> > when there is no data in the item?
>
> Ideally, all of the data would be in the wikidata item, and if there's no
> data then there's nothing to display. ;-) But in practice, you can pass
> parameter information to the template in the usual way, which will then be
> shown in the infobox regardless of whether there is information on wikidata
> about that parameter or not. This infobox template is still in use in other
> articles in the usual fashion, and it only reverts to wikidata information
> for empty parameters.
>
> > 2) I am missing a discrete [edit] somewhere indicating where I go to add
> > the data for the fields that are missing from the template
>
> This could probably be handled by an [edit] link in the infobox that
> points users towards wikidata. However, there's currently no way to show
> blank fields on wikidata for empty entries that are used in the template,
> you have to know the right property number or name in order to add it.
>
> This is definitely something that needs more technical development, but
> that doesn't stop it from being cool. ;-)
>
> Thanks,
> Mike
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