[Wiki Loves Monuments] Fwd: Moving monuments database to Wikidata

Jane Darnell jane023 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 10:22:29 UTC 2015

Exactly. What we have never done is create use cases and build tools from
that. Our users (if you can call Wiki(p/m)edia readers that) are an
unusually silent bunch.

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 12:17 PM, Nicolas VIGNERON <
vigneron.nicolas at gmail.com> wrote:

> The advantage of using the Wikidata list items for this purpose is that
>> you have some control in presentation, whereas live queries have a
>> haphazard list order based on date-of-creation-of-the-Wikidata-item
> Then, isn't the solution to build better tools instead of duplicating the
> information ?
> Maybe something like Crotos ( http://zone47.com/crotos/ ) but for
> monument.
> @Magnus : sorting Autolist results wood be great (I'm too puzzled by the «
> haphazard order »).
> @Jane : It's kind of counterintuitive but in the long and the short terms,
> manual list are a harder and messier way to build list (that's why Marteen
> build the Erfgoed databse in the first place) and that's a barrier to entry
> too.
> Cdlt, ~nicolas
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