I've never created a Wikidata profile about anyone, not even someone who is
widely known.  I've never created or edited a biographical article about
someone who isn't really obviously notable, and who has a broad and widely
known profile as verified in multiple non-Wikimedia (or
Wikipedia/Wikimedia-related) sources.

No, I would never create an article about a Wikimedian - or a Wikidata
profile either - unless they are clearly and obviously notable outside of
our little microcosm.  Frankly, with very few exceptions, almost nobody
whose "notability" is primarily related to this movement is actually
notable in the strictest reading of the policies of most of our Wikipedia
projects.  As far as I'm concerned, most of the Wikipedia/Wikimedia/other
project-related articles on most of our projects are a prime example of
navel-gazing rather than actual notability.

Further, I think it's terrible use of Wikidata to use it to store what are
essentially the personnel records of Wikimedia volunteers.

Risker/Anne



On Wed, 9 Oct 2019 at 09:52, Henry Wood <henry.wood.1...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Risker
>
> > I'm pretty shocked at this idea; in fact, if someone created a Wikidata
> > profile about me, I'd have it taken down under applicable legislation.
>
> ... and yet you are an energetic volunteer for projects that assert
> the right to do that to other people?
>
> Henry
>
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