[Tagging] Wikidata tag

Simone Saviolo simone.saviolo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 13:19:32 UTC 2013


2013/2/27 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>

> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 2:06 PM, Simone Saviolo
> <simone.saviolo at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Because it might create inconsistencies.
> > Does not, as I pointed above. You don't use two tags at the same time
> for a
> > single piece of information. At most, you use a second fallback one _in
> case
> > the first is not available_.
>
> To be clear, you will never find a consensus for replacing our
> existing tags by a wikidata "Qxxxx" number. This has been already
> proposed several times in the past (not by the wikidata id but some
> other similar abstraction). As Steve said earlier in this thread, it
> might be tolerated only as an additional tag. Therefore the
> duplication.


I'm talking consumers, in case you didn't get it. Do you "tolerate" it? Ok.
If there's a consumer that uses it, it works for them, it works for us.
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