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

Yuri Astrakhan yuriastrakhan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 17:28:51 UTC 2017


>
> Don't assume such cases are just a freak anomaly - they are not.  OSM
> and wikidata are two very different projects which developed in very
> different contexts.  Just another example: For most cities and larger
> towns (at least in Germany) there exists an admin_level 6/8 unit with
> the same name and most of these seem to have a single wikidata item
> while in OSM we have two separate concepts for the populated place
> (place=city/town) and the administrative unit (boundary relation with
> boundary=administrative + admin_level=6/8).
>
> Christoph, Wikidata community has a project

https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_Municipalities_of_Germany

I think if you suggest it there, they will be happy to add it, allowing OSM
objects to be properly tagged. Or just contribute there :)
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