Perhaps the new 'exact match'?

On Jun 17, 2016, at 8:26 PM, Thad Guidry <> wrote:

Oh boy.  I thought I had a few things figured out with Wikidata...until
I read through the Property Talk discussions for 

(with its mentions of Freebase mapping)

I've been adding a few bits of mapping into Wikidata today, and stumbled upon a few things that made me rethink a few things...lolol.

How to state that a Wikidata Entity (not a Property) such as
is the same concept or idea as a property ?

I thought I could use P2236 above... but then it seems its for WD Properties, not Entities (subjects) ?

SOLUTION ? Perhaps we could do a best practice of treating as an actual Identifier for the place of birth concept 

...while reserving the WD Property place of brith to use equivalent property ?

TPT and Denny didn't leave enough notes in there for what to do about external mapping cases of external vocabularies that are also loosely considered as metadata dictionaries as well for the common web and developers, like is.

Thoughts on the SOLUTION proposed ?

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