According to Martijn (of MapRoulette fame), there is no way a challenge can link to object IDs. MapRoulette can only highlight location. Nor can I provide a proposed fix, which means someone would have to manually find the broken object, navigate to Wikipedia, copy/paste the title, and save the object. I guesstimate 1 minute per object on average... that's nearly 700 hours of community time - a huge waste of human brain power that could be spent on a much more challenging and less automatable tasks.
Osmose might be a good alternative, and might even lower the total number of hours required, but still - would that significantly benefit the project? These tags are just a tiny arbitrary subset of one million wikipedia-tagged objects. Verifying just them by hand seems like a waste of human intelligence. Instead, we can run queries to produce knowingly bad objects and let community fix those. I hope we can let machines do mindless tasks, and let humans do decision making. This would improve contributors morale, instead of making them feel like robots :) Clarifying: the OSM objects already point to those pages via redirect. The redirect information is only stored in Wikipedia. On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:18 PM, Marc Gemis <marc.ge...@gmail.com> wrote: > or via Osmose ? > > On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 5:16 AM, Marc Gemis <marc.ge...@gmail.com> wrote: > > what about a Maproulette task ? > > > > On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 5:11 AM, Yuri Astrakhan <yuriastrak...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> At the moment, there are nearly 40,000 OSM objects whose wikipedia tag > does > >> not match their wikidata tag. Most of them are Wikipedia redirects, > whose > >> target is the right wikipedia article. If we are not ready to abandon > >> wikipedia tags just yet (I don't think we should ATM), I think we > should fix > >> them. Fixing them by hand seems like a huge waste of the community > time, > >> when it can be semi-automated. > >> > >> I propose that a small program, possibly a plugin to JOSM, would change > >> wikipedia tags to point to the target article instead of the redirect. > >> > >> Thoughts? > >> > >> _______________________________________________ > >> talk mailing list > >> firstname.lastname@example.org > >> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk > >> >
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