I don't know if you manages OpenLinkMap. It's a good map. I have adde it to the mapJumper. I would make some suggestions :
All the links appear at the same level of zoom.
Maybe you could use the trick of Nominatim with adding a admin_level to each object for example for a bakery :
Type: shop:bakery Admin Level: 100
and display the link/wikipedia according to the admin_level.
--FrViPofm 23:17, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
- I've sent the author an email. His realname at least can be found clicking "Mehr Informationen" at the map and scrolling to the bottom. ;) -- Malenki 23:30, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
- Thanks for adding my map to your program.
You're right, it's a problem that all links appear at the same level of zoom. For example big sights should be appear earlier than small pubs, etc. But at the moment I haven't got an idea how to solve this. Your idea isn't bad, but thought to solve this by the concentration of markers in a defined area. Then you can also show markers earlier in rural areas than in centres of big citys. Or you combine it so, that, if many markers are in a small area, the more important ones are shown instead of less important ones. But if there's enough space, less important ones are also shown. -- Rurseekatze 11:12, 31 January 2010 (UTC)
Is it possible/conceivable to invert the Wikipedia-Links? I mean this: you only use Information inside the OSM-data base. Wikipedia, though, has their own Information about coordinates in some articles. Can these be read out and added to your map without adding them to OSM first? --Baeuchle 09:49, 8 June 2010 (UTC)
At the moment only wikipedia links inside the OSM database are used. Sure it would be very useful to import also coordinates from wikipedia, but there are some problems.
If I would only use them in my website, I had to check if there are duplicates, for example in OSM and also in Wikipedia is a reference to a certain town for example, then both markers would be shown. In my opinion it would be better to import coordinates from wikipedia into the OSM database, which would prevent duplicates. So also other applications could use both data sources easily from on database.
P.S.: It would be easier when you send messages to me with the private message function of this wiki or OSM. Then I can answer faster because I look very rarely on my discussion page. -- Rurseekatze 14:01, 11 June 2010 (UTC)