I know we have an alias parameter...but...

Do you want to set that alias on 24,000 Universities ?  I don't.
But perhaps a simple backend script could do it...sure.

My point is to all, that having a wiser Wikidata Search seems like a logical approach, and it doesn't change or skew the intent or meaning of the data as the rest of you have raised that concern.  Its just a smarter Search, that is more helpful to folks finding entities and properties.

On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 6:14 AM, Andy Mabbett <> wrote:
On 15 June 2015 at 02:54, Thad Guidry <> wrote:

> It seems advantageous to somehow tell Wikidata Search that when someone
> types Harvard College to interchange and also look for Harvard University,
> and vice versa.

This is what the "alias" parameter is for.

Andy Mabbett

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