[OSM-talk] Adding wikidata tags to the remaining objects with only wikipedia tag

Yuri Astrakhan yuriastrakhan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 16:18:28 UTC 2017

Tobias, agree 100%, thanks.

On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:14 PM, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:

> On 20.09.2017 17:02, Christoph Hormann wrote:
> > It is best to regard the wikidata and wikipedia tags in OSM as 'related
> > features' rather than identical objects.
> We shouldn't dilute the definition of the key because some incorrect
> links exist in the database. If there's no 1:1 relationship between OSM
> element and Wikidata item, and this cannot be fixed by editing Wikidata,
> then no wikidata tag should be added.
> > These provide useful sources
> > to research additional information (in particular wikipedia articles
> > often link to additional sources)
> Sure, but the wikidata key is for "the Wikidata item about the feature",
> not any related content that may be interesting.
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