[OSM-talk] Fixing wiki* -> brand:wiki*

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Sep 27 15:48:04 UTC 2017

On 27 September 2017 at 16:06, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:

>> While it is not yet complete, in what way is Wikdiata failing to be
>> sufficiently reliable?
> Much of the work I did on wikipedia was stripped for all sorts of
> reasons.

My question was about Wikidata's reliability, not yours ;-)

> critically I'd prefer to see the wikipedia pages containing a link to
> the wikidata entry!

They do.

>> That is exactly what Wikidata is for.
> But has yet to be formally adopted by OSM ... at which point the
> wikidata id becomes the OSM unique reference?

I've not seen anyone advocate that.

Andy Mabbett

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