Hello Jorge, nice work.
Something that I want to do since a long time.
Please come to toolserver:
There you would have connection to the daily updated geocoordinate
database from dispenser and connection to my database.
Also categories would be available so you could perhaps rendering
different icons for different types.
The old types are there:
It would looks much better.
For international work we can try to use the Translatewiki.
For filtering you can use (like I) the page length of article or better
the view counts from the squids from
This datas are also in a database on toolserver. But I didn't find time
until now to merge both datas.
Your way with the tiles seems to make it possible to handle the load of
a lots of queries. This is necessary
if we integrate maps into articles and allow it to show wikipedia labels
on this maps.
Jorge Chamorro schrieb:
During the wikimania 2009 I was following this work :
for wikimania - openstreetmap collaboration
Please first check this url : http://osm.chamorro.com.ar/dpoi/
At this url you can see cassini localized tiles with info extracted from
At low zoom levels we have a lot of info then we need to limit the info
Now I use a random value but then I use anything else
Limit it by category/subcategory/search keyword it's fine but I want to
improve the system for
a large number of points at this time.
There are languages without tiles because I generate the index page from
a list from dbpedia.
Data are probably not correctly passed too
This is a work in progress .
-- sorry for my poor English ---
I based my work on a minimal example .
A more complex is here: http://www.freemap.sk/
Saludos , Jorge
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