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Re: sameAs.org

From: Andy Mabbett <andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:42:29 +0000
Message-ID: <CABiXOE=tLio6mPF1+YkFmbFSQKe_TP0dm51-DWvxyfVteGC3rg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Neubert, Joachim" <J.Neubert@zbw.eu>
Cc: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 8 February 2017 at 09:00, Neubert, Joachim <J.Neubert@zbw.eu> wrote:

> I wonder if Wikidata's notability criteria (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Notability)
> prohibits to use it as a linking hub for less famous people, institutions etc.

Possibly, there are still some grey areas around Wikdiata's notability
policy; but I don't know SameAs' policy, so can't compare.

Some people argue that the existence of a third-party identifier is
sufficient to justify an entry in Wikidata.

> To give an example: I suppose that it would be not considered ok if I would add a Wikidata item just to
> connect my ORCID (http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8086-185X), my GND (http://d-nb.info/gnd/1019110708)
> and perhaps my Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.de/citations?user=Ba4-kfkAAAAJ) identities.

Can you do that in SameAs?

Andy Mabbett
Received on Wednesday, 8 February 2017 12:43:42 UTC

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