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The main task of this bot is to cleanup metadata for the project Structured data:

  1. for values of Date parameter of the {{Information}} template: replace „see metadata“ (and similar strings) by the Exif date of the file resp. {{unknown|date}} when there is no Exif date
  2. for values of Date parameter of the {{Information}} template: when date is empty add the Exif date of the file within {{According to EXIF data}} when it exists
  3. for values of Description parameter of the {{Information}} template: replace „see filename“ (and similar strings) by the the filename itself without file extension
  4. for values of Source parameter of the {{Information}} template: replace „own work / travail personnel“ (and similar strings) by {{Own}}
  5. add missing heading information from Exif data to the {{Location}}
  6. many other minor cleanups