Thanks, guys! I am glad to hear that the technical hurdles for
implementation seem to be relatively low. Is there any realistic
timeline by when this could be done?
I agree with Lydia, that not all string properties should allow for
unlimited (or even very many) chars. It would be nice to determine at
property proposal how many chars a certain property should have.
Alternatively, implementing a new data type would also work for us.
On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 9:12 AM, Lydia Pintscher
On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 6:19 AM, Denny Vrandečić
Can you figure out what a good limit would be for
these two use cases? I.e.
what would support 99%, 99.9%, and 100%?
Yes this would be extremely helpful. In general I agree that we can
now be more relaxed about this than we were at the beginning because
you all understand that Wikidata isn't a place to store long free
text. However I still think we need to have some measures in place.
One thing we could maybe do is a new datatype for longer text but I'm
undecided about this yet. I still don't feel too good about making
every string property several thousand characters long.
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