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Re: [Maposmatic-dev] Idea of development for MapOSMatic: visualizing ren
Frederic Daniel Luc Lehobey
Re: [Maposmatic-dev] Idea of development for MapOSMatic: visualizing rendering locations
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:22:43 +0100
Thomas Petazzoni <address@hidden> :
> One thing that would be a great addition to the MapOSMatic website
> would be a slippy map of the world that shows the location of the
> rendered maps. This would allow us to see for which areas people are
> rendering maps. Totally useless, but absolutely interesting. It would
> allow us to discover interesting parts of the world for which people
> are rendering maps.
> Viewing data for the last 500 maps, or even if possible the entire set
> of renderings would be awesome.
> Of course, drawing one point per map is going to be horrible, so
> someone has to use some clustering algorithm to group points at close
> locations into a bigger points, unless someone zooms in.
For the clustering algorithm (I do not whether it is free software or
not: no time to look for the used library) I found this behaviour
interesting (and quite fluent):
http://www.sous-surveillance.net/ (pick a city)¹
> Is someone interested by such a development?
No time. :-)
1. That kind of site was a dream of mine. Glad some fellow did the job.