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

SK53 sk53.osm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 19:59:07 UTC 2016


I presume you mean the West Midlands: firstly Birmingham is there &
secondly, I suspect East Midland mappers are less enthusiastic about this
sort of thing.

Jerry

On 11 March 2016 at 19:15, Edward Betts <edward at 4angle.com> wrote:

> Chris Hill <osm at raggedred.net> wrote:
> > On 11/03/16 18:03, Edward Betts wrote:
> > >I've uploaded my first changeset - Places of worship in Birmingham.
> > >
> > >https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/37766888
> > >
> > >This is a modification to 10 ways and one relation.
> > >
> > >The relation is a multipolygon representing Birmingham Oratory. The
> uploader
> > >has put the wikidata tag on the relation, which looks wrong. The other
> tags for
> > >the church are on the outer way. I will fix this before I do any more
> uploads.
> > >
> >
> > Since more than one person has asked you to check with local mappers
> before
> > making these uploads and there is an unanswered question about the
> licence,
> > I would ask you to stop uploading any more of these data until these
> > questions have been addressed to the satisfaction of the mappers in GB.
>
> I was specially approached by mappers from the East Midlands and asked to
> upload this data. Sorry for not making this clear.
>
> There is no problem with the license. I'm not deriving anything from
> Wikipedia
> or Wikidata. I'm just adding a link to Wikidata. There are already lots of
> links to both Wikipedia and Wikidata in OSM.
> --
> Edward.
>
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