Le 2013-05-30 00:16, Arun Ganesh a écrit :
Hi Mathieu, coincidently I worked on doing this
exactly during the
What we are looking for is a platform where users can contribute to
map creation online by picking the right data layers, projection and
annotations. New web technologies can make this quite simple to do.
What I'm doing here is loading only the geodata for India's States as
a geojson(90kb) into the browser. I then use d3js to convert and
reproject the geojson as an interactive SVG along with automatic
We now have a fully functional map object in the dom to play with and
with styling set via css. Type in a new language code and see what
However typing a few language whom I know the ISO code didn't gave me
much result, but this may be due to my browser version (firefox 8.0.1).
Do plane to allow zoom, also ? What I can test with my current browser
is already, adding zoom, moving around would be great. Also as I said I
think it would be intesting to see how some phenomena propagate through
time, so you may click "play" and see how it happened, or browse through
a timeline. For example, you may see how the Hindu–Arabic numeral system
arrived in Western countries, possibly with locals annotations on
actors/books through which it happened.
This opens a new world with d3, jquery and
I'm still traveling, and will post more details on the maps-l list in
about 2 weeks.
own risk :)
I'll try to be careful ;)
Thanks and congratulations for this work, it looks really exiting. :)