[Talk-GB] OSM with Wikidata: now covers UK and Ireland

Neil Matthews ndmatthews at plus.net
Thu Mar 10 20:05:44 UTC 2016


Had a look at Bristol -- seems fine...
...except:

Q4968836 — Bristol Castle — 2 matches found
     @ Bristol

Sometimes known as "At Bristol" -- a science-themed museum/attraction -- 
an odd match to a ruined castle?

Cheers,
Neil

On 10/03/2016 17:57, Edward Betts wrote:
> I've extended my search for matches between OSM and Wikidata again. It now
> covers all of the UK and Ireland.
>
> I used map data from http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/british-isles.html
>
> The results are grouped by region or county as well as by category.
>
> http://edwardbetts.com/osm-wikidata/gb-ie/
>
> I'm going to figure out how to upload these matches to OSM. I've registered an
> account with the username Wikidata to use for the uploads.
>
> There will be one changeset per county + category for any category with 10 or
> more matches in that county. Categories with less than 10 matches in the
> county will be combined into a single changeset.
>
> OSM objects with an existing wikidata tag won't be changed.




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