[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - relation type=person

Janko Mihelić janjko at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 21:04:04 UTC 2014


I think OSM isn't a place for this. Number of the grave should be enough,
and naming people in the grave (if they are not famous) looks like data for
other databases. What are other uses for this relation type? Home of a
person, workplace of a person, current location of a person?

2014-10-13 21:49 GMT+02:00 Paweł Marynowski <yarl at openstreetmap.pl>:

> 2014-10-13 19:43 GMT+02:00 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
>
>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 6:55 PM, Paweł Marynowski <yarl at openstreetmap.pl>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > The idea was to reflect, the best we can, situation with graves.
>>
>> This is not clear in the proposal. It's much more than graves.
>> Birthday, family, description, etc. If you check examples, it is
>> reused to add every details of a person live (memorial, named streets)
>
>
> Yes, it's not in proposal. I bet no one asked author about intentions.
>
>
>> > A lot of people mentioned Wikidata. Do you know the rules of Wikidata?
>> There
>> > are notability rules[1], so it's simply not possible to store
>> information
>> > about every person there.
>>
>> This is another question but not about this relation. We have to be
>> careful about creating a database of named people (and their
>> relationship) when they are not celebrities. Even for dead people, it
>> can be conditioned to local legislation.
>
>
> Sure. We can drop information about relationship (it's probably not even
> used). But what we are having is data from public space, I doubt there will
> we any problems. But maybe British law is really harsh, I don't know.
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