[Wiki Loves Monuments] [Maps-l] Monuments on the map

Bastien bzg at altern.org
Thu Sep 12 10:09:00 UTC 2013

Hi Michael,

Michael Maggs <michaelnmaggs at gmail.com> writes:

> * The country list would be improved with more descriptive text (the
> code for England will not be obvious to most people)

This is now localized.

> * Loading the whole country is very slow - at least 5 minutes for all
> of the England buildings to be shown! Can the system load entries
> based on the current viewed area?

It does now when you click on "HERE".

> * It would be good to have some indication of loading progress and
> particularly when loading has finished. 

I added a % -- thanks for the suggestion.

> * Some monuments are missing, including ones that are correctly in the
> English Wikipedia lists and have images. Where does the data come
> from, and how is the image determined?

Yes, the list of monuments from a country/language may not be complete
as I sync my own database with the toolserver regularily.  The "HERE"
button does not suffer from this, though, as it loads directly form
the toolserver.

> I hope that helps. Very good work!

It does, thanks :)


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