[Talk-GB] Fwd: Adding links to Wikidata (and Wikipedia?)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Tue Jun 17 14:56:30 UTC 2014

Apologies; this was meant for the list (*please* can we make the list
behave in a more standard way?)

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From: Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
Date: 17 June 2014 13:57
Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Adding links to Wikidata (and Wikipedia?)
To: Archer <arch3r at gulli.com>

On 17 June 2014 13:14, Archer <arch3r at gulli.com> wrote:

> It isn't that easy to add Wikidata ID's with a script. Wikipedia articles
> often describe more than one object. For example the article of Heligoland:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heligoland

I don't see why an issue with a Wikipedia article makes it difficult
to refer to Wikidata.

> The article describes the island and the municipality. To model this in
> Wikidata you need two different objects. For the island:
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q17043877 and municipality:
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q3038

The former has property instance_of=island

The latter has instance_of=municipality_of_Germany

OSM relation 3787052 has tag place=island and is, correctly, already
tagged wikidata=Q17043877

There is clearly an equivalence between instance_of=island and place=island

There is no equivalence between place=island and

> I've tried to describe the issue here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:wikidata

I've moved that to the talk page:


and will reply there.

Andy Mabbett

Andy Mabbett

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