Creating a map of KDE contributors?

Thomas Pfeiffer thomas.pfeiffer at kde.org
Fri Sep 23 15:12:26 UTC 2016


On 20.09.2016 14:06, Luigi Toscano wrote:
> On Tuesday, 20 September 2016 13:42:35 CEST Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I recently realized that unless you ask fellow KDE contributors personally
>> where they live, you don't really know where over the world (or even in
>> your home country) KDE is spread.
>>
>> [...]
>>
>> So, two questions:
>> 1. Does that make sense to you?
>
> We had a "heat-map" of committers in the old commit-digest:
> https://commit-digest.kde.org/issues/2014-11-16/
> So yes, it makes sense.
>
> Also, for example:
> https://www.debian.org/devel/developers.loc
>
>> 2. If yes: Does anyone know of a piece of code that allows people to enter
>> their city of residence and then show people on a map (ideally as an OSM
>> overlay), or could otherwise maybe create it?
>
> If it's not for the fact that sysadmin want to replace identity, a custom
> field there with the city and/or coordinates and some script to grab them,
> convert into geojson, and it's really easy (read: few lines of code) to setup
> a map with leaflet.
>
> http://leafletjs.com/examples/geojson.html

If I read the documentation [1] correctly, Phabricator (which would replace 
Identity) allows custom fields in user profiles, so we could still do that.


[1] https://secure.phabricator.com/book/phabricator/article/custom_fields/



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