[Talk-GB] Review plan for adding 1, 164 wikidata tags in the West Midlands

Edward Betts edward at 4angle.com
Mon Jan 18 06:54:36 UTC 2016

Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your work on this and for being able to do it so soon after the
> January Mappa Mercia meeting. I find that the data your matching algorithm
> produces (e.g. the duplicates that you will skip) is a fantastic QA tool
> and highlights that there are areas where OpenStreetMap can be improved.

I'm glad that you find my work useful.

> Timing wise I'd suggest adding the school data now and then re-running the
> query in 3 months after the end of our quarterly project to see if anything
> changes. It is no more work (Shift+R in JOSM) to move a wikidata tag from
> node to way as it is to move the amenity=school tag from node to way so I
> don't see this as a blocker. Others may have different opinions.

The list of schools in the West Midlands is ready to go. Does anybody have an
objection to me adding the wikidata tags now? If not I'll add them.


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