This wiki has been closed because there have been no edits or logs made within the last 60 days. This wiki is now eligible for being adopted. To adopt this wiki please go to Requests for adoption and make a request. If this wiki is not adopted within 6 months it may be deleted. Note: If you are a bureaucrat on this wiki you can go to Special:ManageWiki and uncheck the "closed" box to reopen it.

Talk:Data Sources

From Open Data Scotland
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Suggest we add a column to all tables to indicate when the data was last updated (eg Edinburgh)

Watty62 (talk) 09:22, 17 September 2020 (UTC)

Community Data

Who has good examples of community-curated or -generated data in Scotland.

Air Aberdeen might be one.

What about some of Wiki-data sets that have arisen from CTC events?

--Watty62 (talk) 19:07, 20 September 2020 (BST)

OpenStreetMap should be regarded as a database rather than just a map. It has highly detailed location data on Scotland e.g. Ayrshire College Ayr Campus. I am a Director of OSMUK and there is a strong OSM Alba community based in Edinburgh. I would encourage building links (human and wiki) with those communities rather than replicating efforts Jez Nicholson (talk) 09:42, 21 September 2020 (BST)
Mapillary are building a database of street-level photography which is released as Open Data. They were bought by Facebook in 2020, the data remains open. e.g. Aberdeenshire Jez Nicholson (talk) 09:42, 21 September 2020 (BST)


I added a couple of Wikidata datasets ...as starter-for-ten at referencing useful Wikidata hosted data about Scotland.
AshMcC (talk) 21:59, 28 September 2020 (BST)

is UK Oil and Gas Authority in the Private Sector?

Is the UK Oil and Gas Authority really a Private Sector organisation? Do you need another classification for the quango-ish like the Ordnance Survey? Jez Nicholson (talk) 09:44, 21 September 2020 (BST)