[OSM-talk] Adding wikidata tags to the remaining objects with only wikipedia tag
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Sep 20 12:53:21 UTC 2017
On 20 September 2017 at 00:56, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> On 09/19/2017 10:03 PM, Yuri Astrakhan wrote:
>> I would like to auto-add all the
>> corresponding wikidata based on wikipedia, for all remaining objects,
>> using JOSM's "Fetch Wikidata IDs".
> If the Wikidata ID can be fetched automatically based on the Wikipedia
> tag, can we delete the Wikipedia tags from everything that has Wikidata
> afterwards because it is redundant?
Technically, yes, but some in the community have objected to that being done.
>> This way, we will be able to quickly find all the objects that are
>> problematic with the Wikidata+OSM service.
> Adding problematic data to OSM in order to have it fixed is never a good
That is not what is proposed. It will highlight bad data (Wikipedia
links) that is *already* in OSM.
>> For example, thanks to the
>> community, we already fixed over 600 incorrect links to wiki
>> disambiguations pages,
> But this would have been possible without importing the data first?
Not as easily, nor as quickly.
>> We will be
>> able to fix when things are tagged as people (e.g. wikidata -> person,
>> instead of subject:wikidata -> person),
> I don't understand; you say that you want to add the wikidata tag to OSM
> and only afterwards can you find problems like this?
Again, this is where OSM already has a bad Wikipedia link.
>> find location errors (e.g.
>> wikidata and OSM point to very different locations, implying that its an
>> incorrect link).
> Again, OpenStreetMap is not a workbench for importing and then fixing
> non-OSM data (even if it may look convenient). Please build a QA process
> based on the un-imported data and import it once you have fixed the
And again; this is for bad data that is already in OSM.
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