Grants:IdeaLab/Connecting Wikipedia with open databases

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Connecting Wikipedia with open databases
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Store structured data in structured form instead of wiki markup
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created on14:06, 3 February 2017 (UTC)


Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

We, IT developers, data scientists, students, ... need data in structured form for automatic processing. Wikipedia contains plenty of useful lists with data that cannot be used because they are plain-text format. Other projects like dbpedia will never work because we need to store data on a single place and that is Wikipedia.

What is your solution?[edit]

Instead of storing data in wiki markup lets store them in structured form. Wikipedia can generate pages using this data. As a simplest solution for example Google Spreadsheets/open CSV files/... can be used.

Who will you be doing outreach with?[edit]

wikipedia

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