I am not an expert of Wikidata but I work a lot in integration of databases
with several middlewares or tools.
I think that the best way is to ask a solution to store and to download
data in a format compatible with datasheets like CSV.
Excel is considered also a tool to do some basic analysis, but it can be
connected easily to a data source (if well structured).
Excel itself is not a good approach to store data, so it's not a good
solution to keep the data in excel format in a database.
Doesn't make sense to store a 2D tables in a database in my opinion because
the data have no sense and they are not helpful to anyone.
They can be stored like a text file, but I would not imagine the series of
errors that can be generated importing these data again.
On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Jan Kučera <kozuch82(a)gmail.com> wrote:
can tables be stored within wikidata database? I mean simple 2D tables
like excel spreadsheets...
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