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Monthly Archives: September 2015


Wikipedians love lists. Thus, my list-generating bot is now active on over a dozen wikis, most of then upon request by users, who have set up quite a variety of lists to generate and update. However, a few issues with this approach have emerged. Some of them are technical; lists get too long for wikitext, […]

Wikidata lists – Full Circle

So my Wikidata list-generating bot Listeria has become popular in certain circles, creating and updating lists of artworks, species, or ORCID ID holders. With the introduction of the Wikidata SPARQL service, Wikidata queries are becoming more mainstream, and lists are a logical next step. At the same time, many Wikipedians lack an awareness of Wikidata, […]