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Monthly Archives: August 2015

A quick description

So there is a lively discussion about using descriptions from Wikidata in places like Wikipedia search results, especially on mobile. While everyone seems to agree that this is a good idea, camps are forming with supporters of manual and automatically generated descriptions, respectively. Time for an entirely manual description of my POV. At the time […]

A suggestive tool

Do you know what “Stomatitis” is? Neither did I. But there is an article about it on German Wikipedia, and when I found it, it had a blank Wikidata item. Now, I happen to speak German, but I have run into plenty of other blank items with, say, a Russian Wikipedia article, which is not […]