[Tagging] Tag definitions in the OSM wiki and Wikipedia references

Martin Vonwald imagic.osm at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 10:17:39 BST 2012

2012/6/8 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>:
> 2012/6/7 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
>> My plea is to avoid these links to external ressources and to define
>> all necessary settings in our own wiki.
> I think that a deeper integration with wikipedia could be a very interesting
> thing.  Maybe some links on our wiki aren't correct, but the possibility to
> go to a wikipedia article about charging stations, and than clicking "see
> them in opentreetmap" which highlights them on our map is my idea of a
> perfectly linked information.

I think Martin Koppenhoefer was mostly referring to tag definitions
that consist solely of a link to wikipedia. This of course doesn't
make much sense as no-one should be forced to read wikipedia simply to
tag some feature.


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