[OSM-talk] usefulness of brand:wikipedia and brand:wikidata tags (was Re: Bank of India (and other) Wikidata tags)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Apr 17 22:05:53 UTC 2019

On Wed, 17 Apr 2019 at 22:40, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com> wrote:

> Apr 17, 2019, 11:19 PM by andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk:
> On Wed, 17 Apr 2019 at 21:03, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com> wrote:

> I do not consider the loss of potentially-useful data to be "lucky".
> I am not aware about even single case where brand:wikipedia
> or brand:wikidata is useful.

I am happy to take your word for that.

However, that lack of awareness on your part is not evidence of
absence of usefulness to others.

> Note that almost always this tags are added based on name tag.

Perhaps, but even then they can disambiguate outlets with the same
name but different owners.

Andy Mabbett

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