[OSM-talk] Announcement: "Add-tags" a tool to connect OpenStreetMap & Wikipedia

Kolossos tim.alder at s2002.tu-chemnitz.de
Sat Apr 9 16:52:46 BST 2011


Ok, I modify the script to: "wikipedia=lang:*".
I my mind had flexibility a higher priority but now it seem better to 
use "wikipedia:lang=" only as fallback if it doesn't work over 
InterWikiLinks.

Tim alias Kolossos


Am 09.04.2011 15:58, schrieb Tobias Knerr:
> Kolossos wrote:
>> there is a new tool to bring more Wikipedia-Tags inside OSM-database and
>> connect so both projects more and more. It can be found here:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/JOSM/Plugins/RemoteControl/Add-tags
>
> A tagging style issue: What's the reason for using the wikipedia:lang=*
> form, rather than the wikipedia=lang:* form?
>
> I was under the impression that using a single link with the wikipedia
> key as the primary (and usually only) wikipedia link and relying on
> Wikipedia's interlanguage links for other languages was a somewhat
> accepted tagging style.
>
> Using wikipedia:lang=* is only a good idea in addition to
> wikipedia=lang:*, and only in those cases where interlanguage links
> cannot work (e.g. when one of the Wikipedia versions uses a collective
> article for several objects). But if I understand your tool correctly,
> the individual objects in these these cases wouldn't be listed anyway,
> so there's really no reason for it to suggest wikipedia:lang=* tags.
>
> Tobias Knerr





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