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

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Thu Mar 10 21:38:38 UTC 2016


>
> "To fix in wikidata/wikipedia is there one place to edit it so that it
> propagates to wikidata and all the different language wikipedias? "


The best way is to update wikidata, and in good time it will propagate
across to the various Wikipedias once they're linked with Wikidata (not all
are fully linked yet, but they will be in time)

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On 10 March 2016 at 20:35, Ian Caldwell <ian1caldwell+OSM at googlemail.com>
wrote:

> This analysis shows some errors in both wikidata/wikipedia and OSM, we
> should try and fix some of them.
>
> On error in particular is difference in location, in Worcestershire  they
> are 36 cases were the distance is 1 km or more. It quite a lot of cases
> this is an error in wikidata/wikipedia. To fix in wikidata/wikipedia is
> there one place to edit it so that it propagates to wikidata and all the
> different language wikipedias?
>
>
> Ian
>
> On 10 March 2016 at 17:57, Edward Betts <edward at 4angle.com> 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.
>> --
>> Edward.
>>
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