Ok, I'll use https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q27245478 as an example and I'll
submit it to it.source WD specialists to see if we can retrieve, or add
data for a test work.

Alex



2016-10-16 1:28 GMT+02:00 Sam Wilson <s...@samwilson.id.au>:

> Hm, it should work fine for it.ws too. Can you give me a WD item for a
> book with a PG ID and a it.ws Index page? I'll investigate further... :-)
>
> One cool thing that I've only recently found is this list of PG's sources:
> http://www.pgdp.net/c/tools/project_manager/show_image_sources.php (you
> need to log in)
>
> It's not very structured, but it's the only place I've found that links a
> PG ID to a scan on the Internet Archive or elsewhere. I'm thinking of
> writing a scraper to get the data so that it can at least link more PG IDs
> and IA identifiers on Wikidata.
>
> —Sam
>
> On 13/10/16 23:27, Andrea Zanni wrote:
>
> I think the idea is good,
> but I would like to try that in my wikisource:
> could you manage to take also the few italian books that PG has?
> Thanks!
>
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 8:23 AM, Anika Born <wikian...@wikipedia.de>
> wrote:
>
>> corr1: [...] does not ha*ve*/show the scans, [...]
>>
>> Anika
>>
>> 2016-10-14 8:18 GMT+02:00 Anika Born <wikian...@wikipedia.de>:
>>
>>> Hy Sam,
>>>
>>> would be good, cause PG does not hat/show the scans,
>>>
>>> But
>>>
>>> as I remember there was/is a policy at de.ws to not use texts from
>>> other projects (say: if there is text A in PG, there won't be a similar
>>> text A in de.WS),
>>>
>>> cause at the time de.WS did use PG-texts... Google said WS is a mirror
>>> of PG and all other (not PG)-texts were left out in Google-Search-Results
>>> as well....  The (small) visibility of WS got lost completely... That is
>>> the reason, why there are no new projects on de-WS about texts that are
>>> available in a (nearly) similar project
>>>
>>> (besides the effort: why spending so much time on a text that already is
>>> avilable? - you'd have to proofread ist at least two times)
>>>
>>>
>>> But that is this special German-thing.....
>>>
>>>
>>> What do the others think about it?
>>> Anika
>>>
>>> 2016-10-14 3:20 GMT+02:00 Sam Wilson <s...@samwilson.id.au>:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I've been tinkering with an idea I've had for importing Project
>>>> Gutenberg books into Wikisource: http://tools.wmflabs.org/pg2ws/
>>>>
>>>> The idea is that, if Wikidata makes a link between a PG ID number and a
>>>> Wikisource Index page, then we can go through that Index page one page at a
>>>> time, and copy the page's text from the PG book to the WS page.
>>>>
>>>> The interface so far isn't very brilliant, but I'm just trying to
>>>> figure out if this is worthwhile or not. Basically, it's a matter of
>>>> selecting the right chunk of text in the right-most text box (the full PG
>>>> text) and hitting the button to move it left into the centre box. Then
>>>> cleaning it up (manually and with the magic cleaning button) to make it
>>>> match the image, and then uploading it to Wikisource.
>>>>
>>>> It's a bad tool though, because it doesn't handle the running header,
>>>> and the copy-across button doesn't do nice things with {{hws}} etc. — not
>>>> to mention all the other things it doesn't do.
>>>>
>>>> Anyway, just thought I'd mention it. :-) Anyone think this is an avenue
>>>> worth exploring? Certainly I'd love to be able to say we've got everything
>>>> PG has *and more*!
>>>>
>>>> —Sam
>>>>
>>>> PS changes made by this tool are all tagged as "OAuth CID: 638" —
>>>>
>>>> https://en.wikisource.org/w/index.php?title=Special:RecentCh
>>>> anges&tagfilter=OAuth+CID%3A+638
>>>>
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