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How we will see unregistered users

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Thank you. /Johan (WMF)

18:17, 4 January 2022 (UTC)

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Summary by Lucas Werkmeister (WMDE)

page now points to the new documentation location

GZWDer (talkcontribs)

The canonical copy of the page is moved. Please update the page. I also propose to unprotect the page so that they may be annotated by others.

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Summary by VIGNERON

Not yet outdated but probably soon ;)

VIGNERON (talkcontribs)

Hi,

On Wikibase/DataModel/JSON, in the section globecoordinate, it is written « altitude: Deprecated and no longer used. Will be dropped in the future. » I'm not 100% sure but I think this is outdated and has been dropped now, if I'm right, shouldn't we remove this sentence?

Lucas Werkmeister (WMDE) (talkcontribs)

Well, it’s still in the returned JSON as far as I can tell, just always set to null.

VIGNERON (talkcontribs)

Oh ok, strange but ok. Thanks for the quick answer.

Lucas Werkmeister (WMDE) (talkcontribs)

I filed T217431 to get rid of it :)

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