Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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March 22nd, 2015

@benestar_wm It’s give & take ;-) I guess one could move the @fbase sources over to the @wikidata source. Even more manual, but justifiable.

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@benestar_wm This because upon manual inspection I saw that from the Mercedes item you can infer the corresponding country.

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@benestar_wm In this very case I’d reject the less precise new @fbase value (Uruguay) & leave the more precise @wikidata value (Mercedes).

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@benestar_wm Luckily we settled for human curation: “The editor will be able to confirm […]wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:…4f1

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@benestar_wm Think the general case. There may be gaps in the rel. chain. It’s obviously easy in the concrete case, but IMHO not generally.

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@benestar_wm Easy for whom? For a human or a machine? It’s a classic HIT (human intelligence task) I guess… Hard for machines.

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@RubenVerborgh I agree, but can see where they were coming from. Found this github.com/jshint/jshint/… and this github.com/jshint/jshint/….

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Discovered the JavaScript code style checker @jscs_dev via @JSHint’s maxlen deprecation alert… Immediate alias: jscs=’jscs —preset=google’.

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Classic merge issue: @fbase says place of birth Uruguay [2 ref.], @wikidata says Mercedes (city in Uruguay) [1 ref.]. pic.twitter.com/0ubWTM19HL

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