[OSM-talk] [Tagging] Let's put more wikipedia-tags in OSM WAS Re: [OSM-dev] Some Questions about the Collaboration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 03:37:38 GMT 2011


On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 5:35 AM, Josh Doe <josh at joshdoe.com> wrote:
> First thing I thought of when I read this is how we could really
> benefit from UUIDs [1]. If we had those, and tagged OSM elements,
> Wikipedia articles, and Flickr/Picasa/etc images, and who knows what
> else, life would be so much better. :)

Yeah. I've done a bit of linking from Wikipedia articles to relation
IDs, but I'm reluctant to do too much due to the fragility of IDs.

Still, it gives a good result - you get a link to *the bike path*, not
to some random point along it.

Steve



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