Creating a map of KDE contributors?

Nicolás Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at
Fri Sep 23 15:27:07 UTC 2016

> El 23 sept 2016, a las 12:12, Thomas Pfeiffer <thomas.pfeiffer at> escribió:
>> 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:
>> So yes, it makes sense.
>> Also, for example:
>>> 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.
> If I read the documentation [1] correctly, Phabricator (which would replace Identity) allows custom fields in user profiles, so we could still do that.

Note it's not yet decided if we'll replace Identity with Phabricator or if we'll use something else.

(I was going to throw my opinion of such a replacement here, but I realized it would make this thread quickly go off topic)


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