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

pangoSE pangose at riseup.net
Sun Aug 9 13:03:14 UTC 2020

Yes. The data could be downloaded in bulk like osmand does today and can be easily parsed. 
We would of course have to split it into region or country sized files just like the planet files are today but thats trivial compared to integrating seamless support in the editors.

Wikidata dumps to json see https://m.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Database_download

Jeremy Harris <jgh at wizmail.org> skrev: (9 augusti 2020 14:25:02 CEST)
>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
>How would that work for an offline renderer?
>Not everyone has, or wants to have, their phone connected 24/7.
>  Jeremy
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