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This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2013-12-06.
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- The Italian and Polish Wikipedia now display Wikidata results in their searches
- A few new features which require your testing!
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- Newest properties: NCL identifier, Catholic Hierarchy ID, discovery method, Sycomore ID, SWB editions, IDEO Job ID, ZDB identifier
- Newest task forces: Periodicals task force
- Showcase items: Douglas Adams, ethanol
- Finalized localization of quantity values
- Worked on support for scientific notation in quantities
- More work on improving diffs
- Worked on ranks and grouping of statements of the same rank
- Improved performance of AuthorityControl gadget by a factor of 5
- Finished work on initial version of ordering of statements
- Bene* finished the API part of badges support (user interface part is still needed)
- Database performance improvements
- Released DataValues Serialization 0.1 https://github.com/DataValues/Serialization/
- Released Ask Serialization 1.0 https://github.com/wmde/AskSerialization
See current sprint items for what we’re working on next.
You can see all open bugs related to Wikidata here
Open Tasks for You
- Create a mineral species, help out the Mineralogy task force by forming new statements
- Help fix formatting and value issues for a property.
- Build a bot for one of the "bot requests".
- Hack on one of these.
- Help develop the next summary here!
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