OCLC Research would desperately love to add VIAF links to Wikipedia
articles, but it seems to be very difficult. The OpenLibrary folks tried to
do it a while back and ended up getting their plans severely curtailed. The
discussion at Wikipedia is captured here:
Probably for very good reasons, this seems to be a very political process.
That means we need to have pretty good support both within and outside
the Wikipedia community to do this.
Starting with the friendliest community I can think of, is there such
support? Should we move forward on creating a ViafBot to stick VIAF links