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

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 18:44:53 UTC 2017


I add a look at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:brand:wikidata
Wow. 
So, this tag is about adding an external reference that explains what the tag is? Really? This is not a joke? 

OSM is sick, please somebody call a doctor. 
Yves 

Le 27 septembre 2017 19:14:53 GMT+02:00, Mark Wagner <mark+osm at carnildo.com> a écrit :
>On Wed, 27 Sep 2017 06:49:40 -0500 (CDT)
>Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
>
>> Andy Mabbett wrote:
>> > in different parts of the world  
>> 
>> IIRC OSM stores spatial information. I might be wrong.
>> 
>
>Two examples that can't be resolved by a spatial query:
>
>1) There is a business near me named "Maxwell House".  It is entirely
>unrelated to the coffee brand of that name, despite both companies
>operating in the same country.
>
>2) Until recently, there was a burger joint in town called "Sonic's"
>that was entirely unrelated to the chain of drive-in eateries.  (When
>the national chain opened up a location in town, they paid the existing
>restaurant to re-brand.)
>
>-- 
>Mark
>
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