Am 15.06.2015 um 18:11 schrieb Thad Guidry:
I think Wikidata needs to decide going forward if it will be a strict Entity
Graph...or if it will be a Big Graph of all things Wikipedia.
Its an important question...if it decides on the latter...then just give a way
to filter out non-entities for the API and Search users.
I think there is a misunderstanding here. For practical reasons, Wikidata allows
items about Wikipedia *pages*. Items that refer to Wikipedia list pages, or
categories, or disambiguation pages, or policy pages, etc, are useful for
managing these pages. They are conceptually different from items about "real"
I agree that Wikidata should not have items that *model* lists. But it can have
items about list *pages* on Wikipedia.
That being said, I would love to be able to have a clear distinction between
items about pages, and "real" items. To an extent, this is done via instanceof
statements, e.g. instanceof -> Wikimedia Disambiguation Page. But it would be
nice to haver an easier way to filter those out in contexts where they are not
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