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

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Wed Jan 20 01:40:03 UTC 2021

i may be missing something but Pigsonthewing is a Wiki:Administrators
Like other systems, this wiki has a user role or   administrators   or   sysops . These people can block users, 'delete' pages, 'protect' pages and a few other special wiki operations. They mainly act as janitors or operators, hence the name   sys tem   op erators within this wiki.
>Tuesday, January 19, 2021 5:55 PM -06:00 from Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org>:
>As far as I can see it was done without real discussion by Pigsonthewing, see
>Fact that it was done without real discussion seems confirmed by fact that
>Pigsonthewing tried to remove this mentions with
>" rm partisan and irrelevant links " edit description
>20 Jan 2021, 00:46 by voschix at gmail.com:
>>Maybe a stupid question:
>>who decided to add this Wikidata thing to the Wiki pages in the first placce.
>>What was the decision process that led to doing it.
>>Any pointers to past discussions?
>>On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 at 22:39, Martin Koppenhoefer < dieterdreist at gmail.com > wrote:
>>>sent from a phone
>>>> On 19 Jan 2021, at 22:22, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging < tagging at openstreetmap.org > wrote:
>>>> - (3) we are anyway missing people willing to fix this invalid links in OSM Wiki
>>>(4) people aren’t improving OpenStreetMap tag objects in wikidata (see highway tag object, nothing has been done for years)
>>>the only option to get a wd link that fits perfectly and will also fit in the future, is a specific object crafted for an OpenStreetMap tag, everything else will have its own scope and logics and will at most describe a similar concept. This is also true for the “translations” (which aren’t real translations, they are alternative versions in different languages, sometimes completely different from other languages)
>>>Cheers Martin
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