[OSGeo-Discuss] Map of Wiki/OSGeo Members

Rafal Wawer Rafal.Wawer at sadl.kuleuven.be
Thu Aug 14 07:30:12 PDT 2008

Hi Christian,
A very nice map indeed.
The functionality is good and fast, however a possibility to make zoom with 
bounding box would be a nice addon.
The outlook is very similiar to http://spatial-reference.org.

Best regards
MfG (-:

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christian Willmes" <c.willmes at uni-koeln.de>
To: "OSGeo Discussions" <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2008 3:49 PM
Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Map of Wiki/OSGeo Members

> Hello,
> today I setup a live demo of the mediawiki extension I wrote on a internet 
> accessible mediawiki installation on Arnulfs server. -> 
> http://arnulf.us/UserLocalization_Example
> In the moment its not really showing what its made for because there are 
> only two users of this wiki instance in the moment.
> Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) schrieb:
>> How is it going on your project, what is the status? Your efforts sound 
>> really interesting and could be broadly useful - so I hope you can finish 
>> it.
> It is not the question If I finish it, it is only the question when. ;-) 
> But I like to work on it and I'm willing to make it better and better.
>> I'm not convinced that geocoding IPs is going to be as useful for OSGeo 
>> though - I think that many members will never use the wiki. Recently I 
>> checked revisions and more than half the revisions were done by only 10 
>> people :) To get the categories set for each user did you have to do them 
>> manually, or did most people do it themselves after the reminder?
> Yes, and also the privacy thing is maybe an issue. I think not everybody 
> wants to have a "track" of his editing locations public accessible. Its 
> just a nice thing for a geo mashup with the geocoding service I thought... 
> and there was something about it on the discussion page ( 
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Category_talk:OSGeo_Member ).
> I will try to make some more functions and improve it. I would be very 
> happy for any suggestions for what could be better done or what would be a 
> good additional function.
> Best regards,
> Christian
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