[Hpr] World map of contributors?

Ken Fallon ken at fallon.ie
Thu Jun 30 04:37:43 PDT 2016


On 2016-06-30 11:27, Clinton Roy wrote:
>     Great idea, any particular software you had in mind ? Ideally something
>     using OSM and which can be run on our server.
> I'm definitely thinking Open Street Map.
> 
> I have no idea what the backend setup is like, is that code available
> somewhere?
> 
> I *think* I want to add lat/long data to individual shows, and show pins
> that link to those episodes. I would start with a completely blank map
> and not add
> location data to old episodes, to encourage uploads.

We can add this on a host/show basis.

http://microformats.org/wiki/geo

> 
> It probably makes sense for uploaders to have a default home address,
> and when uploading,
> default to that for each episode, but let people change that.
I think some hosts would have a problem with that re privacy/security.
This should always be optional.

>     It would also need to accommodate our contributors that are not of this
>     world.
> Uh, I'm going to need more details here :)


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaatu_%28The_Day_the_Earth_Stood_Still%29


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Regards,

Ken Fallon
http://kenfallon.com
http://hackerpublicradio.org/correspondents.php?hostid=30

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