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

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Aug 9 18:14:03 UTC 2020

It still fails to provide even a single benefit over the current situation.

Aug 9, 2020, 20:11 by pangose at riseup.net:

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> Skickat: 9 augusti 2020 15:40:41 CEST
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> This is another good reason to abandon this suggestion in favor of our own wikibase instance.
> Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> skrev: (9 augusti 2020 15:12:21 CEST)
> >On Sun, 2020-08-09 at 09:04 -0400, James wrote:
>>> Not to mention if someone wants to add a name for a new item/object,
>>> does the user need to create a wikidata item on top of it? Will the
>>> editor do it automatically? How does it pick the right one? Does it
>>> offer a list to the user? This is going to make osm a massive turn
>>> off to new contributors on the steep learning curve(which is already
>>> pretty high) to contributing to osm.
>>> This whole idea is really terrible and could just be offered as a
>>> post-processed data set: wikidata? use that instead of name tag.
> >This leads me to a fairly fundamental question, what if a mapper does
> >not want to be associated with wikidata and refuses to sign up?
> >Phil (trigpoint)
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