[Tagging] wikimedia_commons= and image= cleanup
pangose at riseup.net
Mon Jan 20 20:43:42 UTC 2020
I recently stumbled upon the tag wikimedia_commons see
Its definition is: "links to related Wikimedia Commons' media of the
But, the only 2 examples contain no links (as in URL-links but instead
file- and category names):
wikimedia_commons=File:Bicycle crossing, Poland, Kraków, Josepha
wikimedia_commons=Category:St Paul, Birmingham
I see in the database that a lot of image= tags contains direct urls to
I suggest we discuss changing the definition to:"File- or category name
to related Wikimedia Commons' media of the feature "
Furthermore I would like to hear if anyone have any problems with mass
re-tagging of all commons URLs in image and wikimedia_commons tags to
the above format. I will keep the changesets per country or smaller.
There are currently ~58062 image= tags containing "wikimedia":
There are currently 37 wikimedia_commons tags that start with "http".
See also the discussion of introducing these formatting restraints in
the JOSM validator:
PS: IMO it is a good idea to clean this up to get an idea of how many of
our features have some kind (and what kind) of image linked to them. I
would like to see statistics about this that also tells me whether the
wikidata item of some OSM feature has an image P18 property.
PPS: I also suggested that we start rendering images on feature pages on
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