[OSM-talk] WhatOSM, a guide for contribution tools

PanierAvide panieravide at riseup.net
Fri Sep 22 07:37:38 UTC 2017


Thanks for this idea. In fact these videos can have an interesting value 
for mapping. I opened an issue on the repository : 

I'm not very sure yet how to query Wikimedia Commons to retrieve these 
videos, I have to read some docs ! :-)



Le 22/09/2017 à 08:12, Oleksiy Muzalyev a écrit :
> Good morning Adrien,
> I have an idea how to improve it. For example, for this lake 
> http://projets.pavie.info/pic4carto/index.html?from=1490466554238#17/46.35173/6.79455
> I see three photos from Wikimedia category all right.
> But I do not see the 1 minute 19 seconds video of this lake in .webm 
> format, which is also in the lake's Wikimeida category and which was 
> published on the same date with these photos:
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Lac_de_Lovenex
> The video files has got the correct coordinates, the same as photos, - 
> I just verified it.
> I checked with another places, which have a video, for instance 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac_de_Salanfe . And videos are not 
> shown on the Pic4Carto. A short HD or 4K video, especially filmed in 
> good light conditions from the air, provides a lot of details about a 
> place, what could be sometimes very useful for mapping. By the way, 
> Google Maps recently also announced that short videos, up to 30 
> seconds could be added to its commercial map.
> Wikimedia accepts videos only in free .webm format ( 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebM ).
> Best regards,
> Oleksiy
> On 21.09.17 21:03, PanierAvide wrote:
>> Thank you, let me know if you have any ideas to improve it :-)
>> Regards,
>> Adrien.
>> Le 21/09/2017 à 20:53, Oleksiy Muzalyev a écrit :
>>> Hi Adrien,
>>> I tested the Pic4Carto application on photos which I added recently 
>>> to Wikimedia. It works just fine. Very impressive. I will 
>>> definitively use it.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Oleksiy

More information about the talk mailing list