[Tagging] Fwd: OSM Wikibase is now live

peterkrauss peter at openstreetmap.com.br
Tue Sep 18 16:57:16 UTC 2018

Thanks Yuri,
... and Hello community!  Lets vote?
How to start a formal and democratic process for it?

PS: will be the biggest improvement of 2018, waving with structured data 
and CC0
for government adoption of the OSM!

Em 2018-09-18 13:43, Yuri Astrakhan escreveu:
> Peter, I agree it would be much easier to use OSM metadata under CC0,
> and I might even be able to change the interface to show CC0 for the
> Item namespace, but we may have to rewrite all of the description
> text. If the community is OK with that undertaking (or if a short one
> sentence description does not result in a violation), I will be happy
> to make that change.
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 12:37 PM peterkrauss
> <peter at openstreetmap.com.br> wrote:
>> Hi, veri good news!
>> About license, can by changed to CC0 as Wikidata?
>> It very important in structured data and data-interchange to use
>> CC0...
>> We are using Wikidata with government applications because is CC0:
>> we
>> can copy/paste wikidata information to a table and publish the table
>> with the text of an official act (law).. The text of the official
>> act
>> MUST be CC0.
>> Em 2018-09-18 06:43, Yuri Astrakhan escreveu:
>>> Cross-posting to tagging as this new effort should help tagging
>> and
>>> metadata management the most.
>>> Osmaritans,
>>> as of today, OSM Wiki can store structured tag metadata similar to
>>> Wikidata.  In every possible language, cross-linked, with images,
>>> validation rules, or anything else the community decides to store
>>> there. See examples:
>>> Key:bridge:movable:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Item:Q104
>>> Tag:bridge:movable=bascule:
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Item:Q888
>>> I have imported most frequent Keys from the TagInfo, plus parsed
>> wiki
>>> pages to try to get multilingual descriptions, images, etc.  Our
>> next
>>> step is to add more descriptive properties, translations,
>>> validations(?), better images. The structured data is accessible
>> via
>>> Lua (our new templating language), so at some point we may want to
>>> replace info cards and tables(?) with the automatically generated
>>> ones.
>>> Help is needed: our wiki is large and multilingual. If you can
>> help,
>>> especially if you can run a wiki bot to automate some data parsing
>> and
>>> wikibase item creation, please reply. When editing, please do not
>>> change or translate the "label" field. Only use description field
>> for
>>> the translation efforts, add statements, etc. If you need new
>>> properties, please write at
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OpenStreetMap_talk:Wikibase
>>> Other fun links:
>>> Documentation:
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OpenStreetMap:Wikibase
>>> All items:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Special:AllPages?from=&to=&namespace=120
>>> Other bridge:movable tags:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AWhatLinksHere&target=Item%3AQ104&namespace=120
>>> Reg-ex based validation rules:
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Item:Q574#P13
>>> For many Key:* pages, you will now see a link on the left side
>>> "OpenStreetMap Wiki item".
>>> P.S.  Big thank you goes to Tom Hughes for helping to launch this
>>> project!
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>> --
>> Peter Krauss

Peter Krauss

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