Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#12266 new enhancement

Also JOSM core must demystify Wikidata tags

Reported by: simon04 Owned by: team
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: Core Version:
Keywords: Cc: pigsonthewing, nyurik


From ticket:9775#comment:3

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If an object already has a Wikidata ID, fetch (via API) and display the Wikidata label (and description?) in the user's preferred language (with fallback to English/ whatever is available?) link to the Wikidata item (e.g. for Q5642705, display "Hall of Memory, Birmingham" and link to )

Also, this should be core (if a user finds a Wikidata ID, it should be explained to them, always).

From ticket:9775#comment:9

Thank you for your efforts; however, this is not fixed; nor is it a plugin issue.

When a user - an ordinary user, with no Wikipedia plugin installed - sees the tag "Wikidata:Q15771334", that is meaningless to them. The request is to fetch the human-friendly text label for that item, in the user's preferred language, and display that alongside the tag, for example as "Wikidata:Q15771334 (Odeon, Kingstanding)".

PS: I personally do not think that we need this implemented right now …

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comment:1 by stoecker, 8 years ago

Actually I think is a WONTFIX. The plugin solves that issue. Maybe a note in JOSM could tell the user somehow that it would be a good idea to install the plugin (mouseover, ...).

comment:2 by pigsonthewing, 8 years ago

If this is not default functionality in core, then the issue for which the ticket from which this was forked is not addressed.

in reply to:  1 comment:3 by Don-vip, 8 years ago

Replying to stoecker:

Maybe a note in JOSM could tell the user somehow that it would be a good idea to install the plugin (mouseover, ...).

Sounds very nice. Maybe we could add a new entry in the plugin manifest that would list the tags for which a plugin provides extended functionality. Then when selecting/hovering a tag we could suggest somewhat to install this plugin.

comment:4 by skyper, 7 years ago

Cc: nyurik added

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