[Tagging] RFC: remove alphanumeric code visible in infoboxes at OSM Wiki linking to Wikidata

Brian M. Sperlongano zelonewolf at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 13:26:09 UTC 2021


Can you elaborate your concerns for those of us not privy to private
conversations?

On Tue, Jan 19, 2021, 8:19 AM Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 at 08:35, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging
> <tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/remove_link_to_Wikidata_from_infoboxes
>
> After a cursory reading, I've already removed one false claim. It's
> false for reasons that have been explained to you previously.
>
> > I propose to remove this link from infoboxes as as confusing, unnecessary
> > and not worth using infobox space.
>
> And now you're canvassing, with partisan claims.
>
> > Preemptive explanation:
>
> > It has no impact on wikidata=*
> > It has no impact on data items, including P12 property.
> >     It will be still possible to add and use Wikidata links stored in
> data items
> > It has no impact on anything mapped
>
> And these are straw men arguments.
>
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