[Tagging] tag templates in the wiki

Tobias Knerr osm at tobias-knerr.de
Mon Aug 12 19:16:55 UTC 2019

On 12.08.19 20:27, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> AFAIK the template is not filled from wikidata.org but rather from a wikidata installation on OpenStreetMap-Foundation servers (or for OpenStreetMap but on another server), with information harvested in the osm wiki. It is a parallel system to wikidata.org by wikimedia.(?)

Yes. The OSM "data items" use the same software as Wikidata, but it's an
entirely separate installation on wiki.openstreetmap.org. Technically,
it's just an add-on (extension) for the wiki software.

There *is* a Wikidata link on some key and tag pages, but that is simply
an outgoing external link which doesn't do anything magical and is
unrelated to the above.


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