User talk:ENT8R

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Adding Wikidata codes

Hi ENT8R, could you kindly explain the purpose of adding so many wikidata codes? As I understand, wikidata helps to cross-link a concept across platforms. So when I follow the wikidata for stadium, I get wikipedia articles in many languages, etc.

However, what value does it have to create wikidata numbers for concepts that exist only in OSM? E.g. for shop=hairdresser_supply, you created the wikidata entry just for having the number in OSM, there is no cross-linking to other things. --Polarbear w (talk) 18:06, 29 January 2018 (UTC)

I added those values because I wanted to create a tag dictionary using WikiData. It should give the possiblity to translate OSM tags and keys into real names and words... Regarding your example: I thought that WikiData is a collaborative project and everybody can add data whenever he wants and others can contribute a little bit more to a specific item to make it more complete... And it has at least cross-linking to three other items... I thought that more are simply added over time... --ENT8R 19:06, 29 January 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for letting us know about your project, it sounds very interesting, and now the new values make much more sense to me! --Polarbear w (talk) 00:29, 30 January 2018 (UTC)

Hi ENT8R, adding Wikidata items is helpful, but they are supposed to be a 1:1 match, rather than a loosely related link. Among some other additions of yours, I had to revert the Wikidata entry at building=hospital, as the tag is used for hospital buildings, not hospitals (that would be amenity=hospital). If you disagree, let's discuss this, but please don't just add it again. --Tordanik 17:54, 1 February 2018 (UTC)

Oops... Sorry about that... I thought I didn't add a wikidata entry for that and I didn't know that you have been deleting it with a reason. I agree, they shouldn't be loosely related. Perhaps I was just confused by the German wording which contains the English "house". ENT8R (talk) 19:45, 1 February 2018 (UTC)

Wikidata tag for tourism=wilderness_hut

Thanks for adding the Wikidata tags. For Tag:tourism=wilderness hut, Q17087359 (wilderness hut) or Q39425 (bothy) would be better than the one you added, Q182676 (mountain hut, the same as tourism=alpine_hut).--Lakedistrict (talk) 21:59, 30 January 2018 (UTC)

Oh yes, I already thought that this needs some improvement. Thank you for searching the right WikiData items! I changed tourism=wilderness_hut to Q39425 (bothy)! Thank you for pointing this out! ENT8R (talk) 10:08, 31 January 2018 (UTC)