[OSM-dev] Wikipedia slippymap
mxn at 1ec5.org
Sat Jan 5 22:01:45 GMT 2013
On 2013-01-02 4:40 AM, Svavar Kjarrval wrote:
> Wikipedia has implemented a Slippymap using OpenLayers so I was
> wondering if the code/method is publically available? I'm interested in
> adding that functionality to osm.is since it will encourage people to
> use an OSM map rather than the other non-free maps available for
> Iceland. I also know that some of the people in the Icelandic Wikipedia
> would be interested since it will encourage people to check out articles
> on is.wikipedia.
Are you referring to the "Wikipedia-World" map originally developed for
the German Wikipedia?  It makes use of  for generating the
article layer and  for the WIWOSM  layer.
> Could you help me find the source code for both the OpenLayers layer and
> the server-side code which produces the coordinates of Wikipedia
> articles in a certain area? I guess Wikipedia wouldn't like me to use
> the resources of toolserver.org for it.
The Toolserver does allow accounts for OSM development , but it'll be
phased out later this year in favor of Wikimedia Labs, which presumably
won't support non-Wikimedia-related tools.
Minh Nguyen <mxn at 1ec5.org>
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