[Tagging] Part/whole confusion with Wikidata tag, and the need for enveloping parts into a whole

Fran├žois Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 23:46:25 UTC 2018

Hi Peterkrauss,

I second the need you mention of a relation in a whole.
Wikidata references should be unique as possible in the db.

Using route or site relations when appropriate is a good solution.

All the best


2018-08-06 23:10 GMT+02:00 peterkrauss <peter at openstreetmap.com.br>:

> Hi,
> Seems a commom quality problem of part/whole confusion in the Wikidata
> attribution or OSM's POI reference... And where there are a need for
> "enveloping parts into a whole".
> Example:
> * The railway-whole concept, Anhalt Railway
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q319837
> * The railway-parts concept, a fragment of the Anhalt Railway,
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/539934418
> * The error: 197 fragments with the Q319837 concept
> * The need: a relation to "envelope Anhalt Railway" as a whole
> Details and more examples at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org
> /wiki/User:Krauss/Wikidata-question1
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