I agree with Amir.
Especially since we can use aliases to record possible alternative names as
On 15 Sep 2014 15:20, "Amir E. Aharoni" <amir.aharoni(a)mail.huji.ac.il>
2014-09-15 16:16 GMT+03:00 Lydia Pintscher
As for simply allowing sitelinks to non-existing
articles in Wikidata:
I fear we can't easily do that. If someone adds the link to a specific
item and then another person comes and creates an article under the
same name but for a different topic we have an issue.
Is anyone interested in thinking this through together and writing up
a plan? Once we have that we can figure out if there is someone to
help with implementation.
As I wrote above, using the label in a clever way should be enough.
Creating a sitelink without a target article is not desirable. A translated
label should be good enough as the basis for the name of the future article.
I hope to integrate this as smoothly as possible into the
ContentTranslation workflow Some Time Soon.
Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
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