[OSM-talk] talk Digest, Vol 157, Issue 18

Kathleen Lu kathleen.lu at mapbox.com
Sun Sep 17 20:21:36 UTC 2017


>From a trademark perspective, osm is the same as OSM.
But I really like WOQ(s), it's clever and easy to say.
- Kathleen

On Sun, Sep 17, 2017, 5:13 AM <talk-request at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

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>    1. Re: Name challenge - what to call the new OSM+Wikidata
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> From: Florian Schäfer <florian at schaeferban.de>
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> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Name challenge - what to call the new
>         OSM+Wikidata service?
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> Hi,
> my suggestion would be WOQ (pronounced like "Wok"), which would be short
> for "Wikidata-OSM-Queryservice". Or WOQs, if you don't want to only use
> one letter for "query" and "service".
> The soundalike word "Wok" could also in my opinion be a good metaphor,
> you can put Wikidata and OSM data "into a Wok" and "cook" something new
> out of it. Maybe the logo could then be a Wok containing map elements
> like highways, rivers, forests and so on and also something representing
> Wikidata (like the colourful barcode).
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> Cheers,
> Florian
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> Am 16.09.2017 um 23:11 schrieb Yuri Astrakhan:
> > The new service is getting more and more usage, but it lacks the most
> > important thing - a good name.  So far my two choices are:
> >
> > * wikosm
> > * wikidosm
> >
> > Suggestions?  Votes?  The service combines Wikidata and OpenStreetMap
> > databases, and uses SPARQL (query language) to search it, so might be
> > good to reflect that in the name.
> >
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Wikidata%2BOSM_SPARQL_query_service
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> > P.S.  I know this is the hardest problem after off-by-one and caching...
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> From: Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com>
> To: Yuri Astrakhan <yuriastrakhan at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Name challenge - what to call the new
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> Hi,
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> How does this relate to the new draft trademark policy?
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> I can't tell from the draft policy, but I believe that OSM at least is
> a protected mark, not sure about osm.
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> But I do think Simone Poole asked the community to stop naming things
> with osm trademarks in them or variations on openstreetmap phrase.
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> Cheers
> blake
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> On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 5:11 PM, Yuri Astrakhan <yuriastrakhan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > The new service is getting more and more usage, but it lacks the most
> > important thing - a good name.  So far my two choices are:
> >
> > * wikosm
> > * wikidosm
> >
> > Suggestions?  Votes?  The service combines Wikidata and OpenStreetMap
> > databases, and uses SPARQL (query language) to search it, so might be
> good
> > to reflect that in the name.
> >
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Wikidata%2BOSM_SPARQL_query_service
> >
> > P.S.  I know this is the hardest problem after off-by-one and caching...
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