Commons talk:Structured data/Modeling/Location

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How to transfer information from template to structured data[edit]

There are more then 13. million files in Category:Media with locations we need to think about how to transfer the information now given in the Wikitext templates into structured data. If we have a bot with the standard limit of one edit per 5 seconds it would need 785 days, with one edit per second it would need 157 days. I think we should ask about a way to run a scrip doing this direct on the server or a similar way. --GPSLeo (talk) 07:42, 11 October 2019 (UTC)

I wouldn't worry too much about this. It's a big task, but we managed to do it on Wikidata too. Multiple bots can work in parallel as long as the database can keep up. Multichill (talk) 10:34, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

Types of locations[edit]

I think a basic distinction (enforced by separate prompts in the user interface) should be:

  • Depicted place (depicted location, location depicted) - the place represented in the painting or photograph
  • Location of object - where the painting or photograph is physically located (location of museum, archive, etc.)

- PKM (talk) 21:41, 29 October 2019 (UTC)

@PKM:: We actually document (at least) three things here on Commons:
  1. Location depicted
  2. Location of the point of view
  3. Location of the object
Currently that's in a nice category and template mix. Let's break it down:
What do you think of this approach? Did I miss different types of locations? Multichill (talk) 11:51, 10 November 2019 (UTC)
@Multichill: As far as I have been thinking, you are capturing it all in your nice summary. I also agree on the need for a new property for heading. I believe this approach will be both quite useful and easy enough to grasp. Ainali (talk) 12:12, 10 November 2019 (UTC)
@Multichill: Sounds good to me. - PKM (talk) 19:33, 10 November 2019 (UTC)