[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Find A Grave cemetery and grave IDs

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 14 21:58:52 UTC 2021

I've never understood Wikidata & what it's all supposed to do?

Is it something that we as mappers should always be actively trying to link
to, or is it just another If you feel like it, then do it?



On Sun, 14 Mar 2021 at 21:50, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>

> On Sat, 13 Mar 2021 at 22:57, Seth Price via Tagging
> <tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
> >> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Notability
> > From the page: “It [must contain] at least one valid sitelink to a page
> on Wikipedia,
> > Wikivoyage, Wikisource, Wikiquote, Wikinews, Wikibooks, Wikidata,
> Wikispecies,
> > Wikiversity, or Wikimedia Commons.”
> That is indeed some of what the page says, but not all of it. It is
> but the first of three criteria that determine whether to create an
> item on Wikidata. The vast majority of Wikidata items do not meet that
> criteria, but are created under the other two; those being:
> "2. It refers to an instance of a clearly identifiable conceptual or
> material entity. The entity must be notable, in the sense that it can
> be described using serious and publicly available references.
> 3. It fulfills a structural need, for example: it is needed to make
> statements made in other items more useful."
> --
> Andy Mabbett
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