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Suggestion 563 Wikidata - Possible duplicate by father

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Date: 5 Feb 2017
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_563
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Description of Hint - 563: Wikidata - Possible duplicate by father

Some WikiTree profiles are matched with a profile in WikiData. This error indicate possible duplicate profile on WikiTree. They are derived from WikiData data. I am using father relation from Wikidata and if father has WikitreeID on wikidata it should be the same as father on WikiTree. If it is not, it is reported as this error and this fathers are probably duplicated profiles on WikiTree.

To read more on Wikidata, see Help:Wikidata.

Content of info column: :

  • Compare link, where you compare both profiles in question for differences.
  • WikiTreeID of the child,
  • WikiDataID of the child

Possible Causes

Duplicate profile on Wikitree.

Action Steps

There are 3 possibilities of an error.

  • Wrong link to wikidata. Delete or correct the link on Wikidata. If you don't know how or don't want to edit wikidata, write a post in this G2G post and I will correct it. You can also mark error as false error.
  • Error in wikidata. Mark error as false error.
  • Error in wikitree. Merge duplicated profiles and related ones if needed.

There are some exceptions where there is adoption in play or if profiles are not linked correctly to Wikidata. It is possible that also relatives are duplicated, so examine also them.

Hint Status

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If there are related errors for the profile, you will also see them on status page.

Full description is available on Status Help Page.

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Technical Stuff

All father relations on wikidata are compared with father relation on Wikitree.

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