[OSM-talk] [OHM] Should we map former endonyms?

Susanna Ånäs susanna.anas at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 14:06:47 UTC 2014


I'm picking up points from this discussion and adding them to a Trello
board in https://trello.com/b/uXP9JmSP/wikimaps-gazetteer at
https://trello.com/wikimaps. Feel free to participate!

Susanna


2014-03-20 15:30 GMT+02:00 Susanna Ånäs <susanna.anas at gmail.com>:

> Andrew: I think this is key to making Wikidata suitable for a historical
> gazetteer. Andy was referring to changes allowing names/labels with dates.
> Will there be such?
>
> Susanna
>
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> 2014-03-20 15:24 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
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>> > Am 20/mar/2014 um 13:51 schrieb Andrew Gray <andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk
>> >:
>> >
>> > Properties can have modifiers such as date, labels can't. So there's a
>> > bit of a challenge here - we would be able to construct a field that
>> > says "historic name : Warschau (date:1939-45)", but this would be
>> > shown as a historic name in Polish, German, English, Chinese...
>>
>>
>> maybe that's not a problem as this was indeed the official name in that
>> time?
>>
>> cheers,
>> Martin
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