[Tagging] part_of:wikidata key

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Tue Nov 28 20:09:35 UTC 2017


On Tuesday 28 November 2017, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> > The problem is OSM is a map of the physical world, not a map of the
> > world's databases.  If Wikidata wants to create links between OSM
> > and other databases that is great but so far i think no one has
> > made a good case why this linking information should be stored in
> > OSM rather than Wikidata.
>
> Then you are not paying attention. OSM IDs are volatile - far more
> volatile than Wikipedia IDs, let alone Wikidata IDs.

Do you have any data to support this claim?

> > Again my suggestion: Working on better ways to address features in
> > OSM in a stable way from the outside would be much more productive
>
> Great! Let us know when you have a working solution, consensus to
> implement it, and tools that work with it.

Stop the sarcasm please.  I just provided a suggestion for a better 
approach.  If you don't want to hear it - your loss.

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Christoph Hormann
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