[OSM-talk] [Tagging] [OSM-dev] Retrieving Wikipedia Entries Automatically

Zhijie Shen zjshen14 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 15:02:47 GMT 2011

Hi M∡rtin Koppenhoefer,

Yes, the automatic retrieving can always cause mistakes. Manual check is a
good supplement. I think this model has been adopted in many cases.


On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 10:40 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <
dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2011/2/26 Zhijie Shen <zjshen14 at gmail.com>:
> > If you can remember, I've exchange emails with you to discuss the wiki
> tag
> > of OpenStreetMap two days ago. Now I have my quick solution, a Wikipedia
> > entry crawler, to get more Wikipedia entries automatically.
> This sounds very interesting. Maybe we could (instead of real
> automatic editing) create lists for bounding boxes automatically and
> then have the mappers of the area confirm the results manually (i.e.
> check them manually and import on a one by one basis).
> cheers,
> Martin

Zhijie Shen
School of Computing
National University of Singapore
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