[OSM-dev] iD news - 2.12.0 released 🎉

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Mon Dec 10 16:42:47 UTC 2018

I suspect Frederik was more concerned about the consequence that it
makes place names essentially uneditable.


Am 10.12.2018 um 13:48 schrieb Andrew Harvey:
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2018 at 19:02, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
>> On 10.12.2018 03:14, Bryan Housel wrote:
>>> iD now displays linked data if a feature has a wikidata tag, and will
>>> protect fields like name and brand from direct editing.
>> Can you elaborate on the logic behind this a bit more?
>> On first reading it sounds like if I set a wikidata tag on something, iD
>> will load name and brand from wikidata and not allow editing of those
>> fields but that certainly can't be right. Which fields exactly are
>> protected, what does protection mean, and by what is this protection
>> triggered?
> If you search for a preset with a brand, eg. McDonalds and select that
> it will populate:
> amenity=fast_food
> cuisine=burger
> name=McDonald's
> brand=McDonalds
> brand:wikidata=Q38076
> brand:wikipedia=en:McDonald's
> Then the name field is locked from editing in your session so you
> can't change it, unless you go down to the advanced "All tags" section
> where you can edit any of these locked free form tags.
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