Nou Nouill commented: > Moreover, in plenty of language, Geohack have long lists of hundred links, > with lot of useless links, because languages communities want to describe > exhaustively web mappings service. So the presentation of Geohack is often > very weighed down.
Perhaps this is a problem that can be solved with WikiData, & on the presentation side only the in language links would be provided, according to the particular language of the Wikipedia / Wikimedia project Yours Peaceray <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Peaceray> Cascadia Wikimedians User Group <http://cascadia.wiki> On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 4:58 PM, Tim Landscheidt <t...@tim-landscheidt.de> wrote: > Nou Nouill <nounou...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > [...] > > > So, I want to ask if the Foundation have a plan to improve Geohack ? I > have > > the impression when I see https://tools.wmflabs.org that Geohack was > mainly > > maintain by volunteer, but for me Geohack is a core item of the Wikimedia > > sphere. So I don't understand that situation since few years. I hope it's > > the place to do this comment. > > There is a task about moving Geohack to production > (https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T102960; "Move geohack to > production"). However in the WMF cluster there is also al- > ready Extension:MapSources > (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:MapSources) > deployed on the Wikivoyage sites, so (IMHO) it is more use- > ful to expand on that foundation. > > The problems Geohack faced in the past (AFAICT) can be > mostly attributed to failures in the Labs infrastructure, so > moving the functionality to an ("internal") extension would > improve the availability (or to put in another way: If Geo- > hack/Extension:MapSources would /then/ fail, Wikipedia would > be down as well :-)). > > Tim > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>