creates a problem when using a large number of markers plus several facets as it uses in the original version a single JS thread to generate everything which easily can exceed the 'slow running script' treshold of Firefox.
So you most likely will have to dig into the Exhibit JS code to modify the map itself.
--- On Mon, 4/26/10, don undeen <donundeen@...> wrote:
> From: don undeen <donundeen@...>
> Subject: Re: [Semediawiki-user] Using non-Map images with Semantic Results Format / Exhibit Maps
> To: "Jeroen De Dauw" <jeroendedauw@...>
> Cc: semediawiki-user@...
> Date: Monday, April 26, 2010, 11:50 PM
> I get a bit confused trying to sort
> out the distinctions and interactions between Maps, Semantic
> Maps, Exhibit, Open Layers, Google Maps, etc.
> The faceted browsing is important to me, which comes from
> Semantic Results Format/Exhibit, right? Is there another way
> to accomplish the faceted browsing?
> And then making those results show up on the map, that
> requires going through SRF->Exhibit->Google Maps. Or,
> maybe some other Map API, like OpenLayers?
> and my object coordinates are semantic data on the
> individual object page, then that info has to travel through
> SRF->Exhibit->to the maps API, right? i think it's
> only the map api that needs to know to show the image,
> instead of a regular map.
> is it possible to layer the faceted browsing on top of
> something other than Exhibit? Would I gain anything by doing
> thanks for your time and help!
> Don Undeen
> From: Jeroen De Dauw <jeroendedauw@...>
> To: don undeen <donundeen@...>
> Cc: semediawiki-user@...
> Sent: Mon, April 26, 2010 5:20:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [Semediawiki-user] Using non-Map images with
> Semantic Results Format / Exhibit Maps
> This functionality has been on the Semantic Maps to do list
> for ... forever. The Semantic Layers extension  could do
> what you describe (but with OepnLayers, not Google Maps),
> although not in a very clean and flexible way. I was
> actually planning on tacking this myself after Google Summer
> of Code, but it's awesome if you or anyone else want to give
> it a go :)
> I think this should definitely be implemented in Semantic
> Maps (and Maps!), which will allow it to be used by
> everyone, and allows for integration with other things
> Semantic Maps support. This should ideally be done after 0.6
> has been released, since it brings a lot of changes on how
> such functionality is hooked up compared to 0.5.x.
>  http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Semantic_Layers
> Jeroen De Dauw
> * http://blog.bn2vs.com
> * http://wiki.bn2vs.com
> Don't panic. Don't be evil. 70 72 6F 67 72 61 6D 6D 69 6E
> 67 20 34 20 6C 69 66 65!
> On 26 April 2010 23:07, don undeen <donundeen@...>
> >Hey all,
> >>I know that with the Google Maps API, you can,
> instead of the standard map, use your own large, tiled
> >>What I've got is a large picture, on which
> appear a couple thousand representations of art objects in
> our collection.
> >>I've managed, with the Google API, and a nifty
> Cutter app, to create a wep app that shows the image, allows
> zooming and panning, and when you click over an object on
> the image, an info bubble pops up. It's just like any other
> google map app, except the image isn't a map. All works
> >>Now, I want to integrate this with our Semantic
> Mediawiki. I've use Semantic Results Format extension in the
> past, to create a faceted browsing interface for art
> objects, which places the art objects on a real map.
> >Now, I want to do the same thing, but use this image
> instead of the map.
> >>Has anyone else ever done this? I know this is one
> of those situations where it's hard to say if the work needs
> to be done on the wiki extension side, or the exhibit side.
> >>But maybe someone can point me to some possibly
> useful areas of code to check out?
> >>Thanks for your time and hard work!
> >>Don Undeen
> >>Metropolitan Museum of Art
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