[OSM-talk] Roadmap for deprecation of name tags in OSM

pangoSE pangose at riseup.net
Sun Aug 9 12:58:26 UTC 2020


Yeah this is probably not the best route forward, given that wikidata is so big and contains a lot of osm unrelated data.

James <james2432 at gmail.com> skrev: (9 augusti 2020 14:31:57 CEST)
>and if the solution is to download the data then download wikidata,
>it's
>even more clunky than the name tag itself
>
>On Sun., Aug. 9, 2020, 8:29 a.m. Jeremy Harris, <jgh at wizmail.org>
>wrote:
>
>> On 09/08/2020 09:25, pangoSE wrote:
>> > I suggest we create a roadmap for deprecating of storing and
>updating
>> names in OSM for objects with a Wikidata tag.
>>
>> > Substantial changes will have to be made:
>> > * nominatim will need to support fetching names from wikidata
>somehow.
>> It could probably be done on the fly.
>> > * openstreetmap.org will need to fetch from wikidata when
>displaying
>> any object.
>> > * rendering the standard map will have to support fetching from
>wikidata.
>>
>> How would that work for an offline renderer?
>> Not everyone has, or wants to have, their phone connected 24/7.
>> --
>> Cheers,
>>   Jeremy
>>
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