Commons talk:Geocoding

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"Commons on OSM" not updated[edit]

@Dschwen, Jarekt: The tool "Commons on OSM" linked from the {{location}} template have again not updated data. Last displayed photos are ca from 16 November 2016, the newer photos are not visible in the map. Such failures are not rare.

Is there any way how to make this tool more reliable? Could someone create an explanation page which should be linked from the template? The linked Commons:Geocoding page says nothing factual about these failures and delays. --ŠJů (talk) 03:42, 17 December 2016 (UTC)

ŠJů I do not know any facts about those tools. That are very mysterious to me as well. Years ago User:Dispenser was updating the coordinate database, but I do not know if he is still doing it. I do not know of any documentation of the process. --Jarekt (talk) 03:49, 17 December 2016 (UTC)
@Jarekt: Now, new images appear in the map immediately, the older images seem to get processed gradually. However, there is no information about the previous problems and about the operator of the tool here. --ŠJů (talk) 04:02, 4 January 2017 (UTC)