[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Wikidata

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 13:03:48 UTC 2014

In order to apply the name:etymology:wikidata=Q... tags, I created
associatedStreet relations for most cases.


2014-04-02 14:47 GMT+02:00 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>:

> 2014-04-02 13:46 GMT+02:00 Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl>:
> Is the assumption that one Wikidata object should correspond to at
>> most one OSM object? If so, it would be good to make that assumption
>> explicit.
> I wrote exactly that here:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Wikidata#wikidata.3D.2A
> "There shouldn't be more than one Openstreetmap item with the same
> Wikidata ID."
> Although that's not entirely possible. The reason is that our rule "one
> object per entity" isn't always enforced. For example, one street is often
> made of several parts that have the same name. If we were strict with that
> rule, we would use relations for all streets (which isn't practical). So if
> there was a Wikidata entry for a street, there should be a Wikidata tag on
> every street part.
> Janko
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