[Tagging] importance=* tag (for transportation etc)

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 00:42:28 UTC 2016

On 3/22/16, Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com> wrote:
> ned, 20. ožu 2016. 04:55 John Willis <johnw at mac.com> je napisao:
>> This entire subject about mountains is the most infuriating topic I have
>> ever dealt with as an OSM mapper.
> You actually already have all the data you need, and it's on Wikidata. Just
> look at the number of articles about each peak, and render them according
> to that. More articles=rendered at lower zooms. Problem solved, and you
> don't have to put vague tags in OSM.

I'd like to note that Nominatim already uses Wikipedia via the
wikipedia=* tags as an indicator of relevance or importance (by
counting Wikipedia article links) and there is a proposal to also
eventually include Wikidata too:

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