Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Danes have their map support

The Danish Wikipedia are indeed lucky to have the creator of findvej.dk as a member of their community. He created these really useful maps for them.

Danish Wikipedia articles
Danish Wikipedia articles without a picture
It is wonderful to have such maps; they provide locally relevant information and they provide an incentive to get on your bike and go on a photo safari.

It would be great to have existing and proven technology available within the Wikipedia projects, all 270+ of them.. At the moment a lot of effort goes into providing some sort of geo location support. It takes some project management and some development to finally integrate map support in MediaWiki.
Thanks,
      GerardM
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