[OSM-talk] City categories and wikipedia links

David Groom reviews at pacific-rim.net
Sun Feb 11 16:23:42 GMT 2007


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "OJW" <streetmap at blibbleblobble.co.uk>
To: <talk at openstreetmap.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2007 12:50 PM
Subject: [OSM-talk] City categories and wikipedia links


> If you've added a category (is_in) or wikipedia link to an OSM node, 
> there's a
> new link on each city page which will import those changes and display 
> them
> on the cities website.
>
> e.g. http://www.almien.co.uk/OSM/Places/?id=922 - look for  the link: 
> "Update
> the tags for Fen Ditton".


Very useful, thanks Oliver.

David


> Any categories you create will appear on:
>
>  http://www.almien.co.uk/OSM/Places/?action=tags
>
> For each city, there's a "Tags: ___" section just underneath the map, 
> which
> lists the tags and links to other cities in the same category.  (those 
> tags
> should be comma-separated, b.t.w.)
>
> For wikipedia links, you add the "wikipedia=London,Ontario" tag in OSM, to
> make all the links go to the correct wikipedia article.
>
> Regards,
>
> OJW
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Placename_hierachies
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Proposed_features/External_links
>
> p.s. future work planned:
> * Auto-updates of metadata, instead of requiring someone to click on the 
> link
> * Update names and locations too (to fix all those australian places that 
> used
> to have invalid name tags)
>
>
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