Hoi,
I am in two minds of the "article placeholder" as it is it is certainly not
as good as Reasonator. It needs additional effort to make it sing. With
examples it may be wonderful but I have not seen anything that inspires.
Thanks,
      GerardM

On 25 January 2016 at 09:24, Jane Darnell <jane...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I couldn't agree more, but isn't this missing link going to be filled by
> the article placeholder? Maybe I am missing something, but it was my
> understanding that the article placeholder could be used for those
> redirects that are not alternate spellings for the same person and so forth
>
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 8:49 AM, Gerard Meijssen <
> gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hoi,
> > If there is one thing I have learned from Magnus, it is that a single
> tool
> > is just that. Easily forgotten. The power of his approach is that he
> thinks
> > about tools as part of a chain. This means that when a new tool is build,
> > it slots in. It gains power by doing so.
> >
> > Being an independent thinker, his tools fit his architecture, an
> > architecture that is his. He is quite happy to hear ideas and when he
> sees
> > reason, he will even apply himself and make it so. It is why I am
> grateful
> > to him for the many small things he added to Reasonator to humour me.
> >
> > It is against this light that it bemuses me. He has his day, but he did
> not
> > have his day. One of the best ideas not part of either the Wikipedia or
> > Wikidata road map is his tool for redlinks. I have said it before and I
> say
> > it again. It will improve both Wikipedia and Wikidata significantly. It
> has
> > only one drawback, the pundits did not find fault with it so it does not
> > get tracktion. <grin>
> > Thanks,
> >       GerardM
> >
> > On 25 January 2016 at 00:47, Jane Darnell <jane...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hope everybody takes some time today to share what they have learned
> from
> > > using Magnus' tools. It's time to call on all posse members to share
> > their
> > > tool tips, because it's ...
> > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Magnus_Manske_Day
> > >
> > > Here are my top links:
> > > https://tools.wmflabs.org/mix-n-match/
> > > http://tools.wmflabs.org/wikidata-todo/quick_statements.php
> > > https://tools.wmflabs.org/magnustools/prepbio.php
> > > https://tools.wmflabs.org/wikidata-todo/creator_from_wikidata.php
> > >
> > > I use these to edit data about artists and their works, but you could
> use
> > > prepbio for preparing to publish any biography on English Wikipedia,
> and
> > > Mix-n-Match for any authority control for person data, not just
> artists.
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