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

Jane Darnell jane023 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 12:36:41 UTC 2015

Your mail makes my Wikidatan heart beat with delight! Yes, this is
definitely the direction we need to go, but sadly, not all Wikipedias will
adjust their policies at the same rate.

I think we should start by getting this conversation off this mailing list
and start to work on some project pages on Wikidata. Right now we only have

There is no "Wiki Loves Monuments"  page yet but there should be a whole
category, like what we have for SoaP here:

My original mail in this thread is about moving the monuments db which is
currently here:

We need to split that up and move it to Wikidata in all its bits and bobs.

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 2:26 PM, Nicolas VIGNERON <
vigneron.nicolas at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Just an example how Wikipédia and Wikidata can work together.
> On the french Wikipédia, the template:Infobox_Monument already use
> Wikidata date. For example, on
> https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoir_de_Saint-Armel on the infobox, you
> can see a little +/- sign after the patrimonial status, the country and the
> coordinates that redirect to the Wikidata corresponding properties to make
> edition easier.
> It's a bit early but in the end, all the Wikipédia lists will come from
> Wikidata (and not from lists on Wikidata, from separate items for each
> lines of the lists).
> We have to wait until 1. the data are all imported in Wikidata (in
> progress, done for some countries and not started for others ; roughly 50 %
> done for France but we started with the easy ones so we're kind of stuck
> right now...) then 2. the templates, tools and modules in the Wikipédias to
> be adapted.
> Cdlt, ~nicolas
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