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Latest comment: 5 months ago by Nicereddy in topic Request to remove/clear catalog 5860

Scrub catalog 6044[edit]

Good morning, I uploaded a first instance of the ACMI Catalogue to #6044, but found that there was a formatting issue with the identifier. I have attempted to rectify by reimporting, but it just aggregates the data - could someone with the required permissions scrub it back to a fresh start and I can reimport the corrected version. Thank you. Pxxlhxslxn (talk) 23:34, 19 October 2023 (UTC)Reply

Some catalogues with strange results[edit]

Mix'n'match is very helpful, and I especially like the random candidates https://mix-n-match.toolforge.org/#/creation_candidates/random_prop However, there are some problems with that that pop up all the time:

  • https://mix-n-match.toolforge.org/#/catalog/4365 SHARE catalogue nearly always gives a dot at the end of the (unabridged) given name in the label feld, which is a bit annoying since it makes a lot of work necessary to clean up after creation of the item.
  • https://mix-n-match.toolforge.org/#/catalog/2050 VIAF Selected is very useful, but it gives wrong birth dates. Anyone born "in the 20th century" without a specific year is thought to be born in 1950 by that catalogue, and therefore I guess we must have hundreds of wrong "1950" birth entries. They should be all checked somehow, I think. (Surely this also applies to some other unspecific dates.)
  • https://mix-n-match.toolforge.org/#/catalog/3849 NUKAT always fills the description field for Polish just with some numbers (VIAF etc.), which is not useful and needs to cleaned up after every creation of an item with NUKAT entry.

Maybe someone how knows how to fix this kind of issues can do something about it. Thank you --Anvilaquarius (talk) 15:02, 26 October 2023 (UTC)Reply

Request to clear catalog #219[edit]

Catalog #219, "IAAF ID (track and field athletes)", is no longer useful because its data source only populated with old-format deprecated IDs, with length under 6 characters. Right now they redirect to new-format IDs (length greater than 7 chars), but that might change in the future, and it would be counter productive to fill Wikidata with old format IDs that are no longer reachable via the web (except as a redirect). Also, in 2019 the IAAF changed their name to "World Athletics" so the catalog title should reflect that. --Habst (talk) 02:46, 30 October 2023 (UTC)Reply

Request to remove/clear catalog 5860[edit]

Catalog 5860 is for P1733 on Wikidata, but it has bad data for "official website" which keeps being added to items. It's not particularly useful as a catalog itself, as we typically have a means of importing Steam IDs automatically based on a number of other external IDs anyway. I'd like it removed or cleared to prevent further imports of bad official website data. Nicereddy (talk) 16:34, 29 December 2023 (UTC)Reply