winfixit at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 15:35:55 UTC 2015
Due to the fact that our ids are not stable, the only reasonable way to add
links between wikidata and OSM is to tag objects on our side. I spent some
time convincing the people at wikidata about this over a year ago. I had
thought it was obvious for OSM contributors.
2015-07-31 17:21 GMT+02:00 Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk>:
> On 31/07/15 16:09, Jo wrote:
> > That's what is proposed here though:
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Wikidata
> > And it keeps that particular wikidata tag nicely together with the name
> > when sorted alphabetically.
> I don't see any point loading our servers down with wikidata content. If
> you want the data that goes with a 'wikidata=*' entry then simply ask
> wikidata for it. Same with wikipedia and other data sources. If you want
> a sorted list get wikidata to provide it ...
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