[Tagging] Automated edit of image tags suggestion

European Water Project europeanwaterproject at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 07:29:37 UTC 2020

>>>> Move category links to commons_category=*

It might make sense to choose a more generic name like image_category or
image_folder, so that any set of images, from any host, related to an osm
object can be linked.

On Fri, 26 Jun 2020 at 20:11, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:

> On 25.06.20 19:57, pangoSE wrote:
> > I recently started discussing the problems related to urls and
> > File:filename.* that links to wikimedia_commons using the tag. See
> >
> Talk:Key:image#Discourage_linking_to_commons_files_and_migrate_all_File:filename..2A_values_and_direct_urls_to_wikimedia_commons
> By your own numbers, there are over 80000 image=* tags containing links
> to Commons. That makes it the most popular key for images on Commons at
> the moment. I don't think there's an established consensus for
> deprecating this tagging style.
> Because I haven't seen convincing arguments to replace image=* with one
> key per hosting platform, I would instead favour doing the opposite:
> * Deprecate wikimedia_commons=* (because it unhelpfully mixes links to
> categories, images, and other media types – I agree that's an issue)
> * Move category links to commons_category=*
> * Move image links to image=*
> In summary: We first need a consensus how links to Commons should be
> tagged. Then we can use an automated edit to standardize the tagging.
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