an old version of this idea can be found there:
It shows Commons-maps on Google-earth.
Ok, it has no gui-editor, only a very simple transformation
(scale+rotate) and depends on property software from google, but it
shows a way how to store the rectify-meta-data in commons.
The new software should be able to show more than one map at on moment,
so that the user can compare it.
P.S.: The project name Wikimaps is very generic, so e.g. our map with
Wikipedia-POIs on OSM or the maps-mediawiki-extension could also get
this name. Perhaps you should add some words like recti, commons, histo,
Am 11.12.2011 17:49, schrieb Maarten Dammers:
I started a proposal at
would be nice. Even better if someone is willing to pick this up ;-)
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