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Add globe minimap to all maps
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There is a plugin that might help users to migrate from the static maps to the dynamic by solving one of the frequent static map features - smaller locator map inside the bigger image. Open question is how we will use it for other celestial bodies.

  • minimap should be dynamically hidden when the map becomes smaller than ...x...
Nice to have
  • Do not load minimap unless it will be used (php could optimize for that)

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Change 295438 had a related patch set uploaded (by JGirault):
WIP: Add globe minimap to all maps

As is, it will be hard to deploy this to production. As mentioned in the commit message:

This is a proof-of-concept, and should not be merged, because:

Nonetheless, the POC shows that it is possible, and gives a good idea on the next steps to get this into production:

  • The upstream library code is not production-ready, and is also a bit hard to work (have to override the upstream code completely...) :
    • Either update the upstream library code to be more production-ready
    • Or create our own plugin from scratch
  • Review the hard dependencies
    • Either approve topojson resource and start loading it on demand
    • Or convert topojson -> geojson or add an option to support geojson


As an alternative, we could also implement
I wouldn't though, because WP and our maps are so diverse that I think here the goal is truly to be able to locate on a globe, rather than having the same map with lower zoom.

I think we were talking about a different map. I meant this one. implementation.

debt removed JGirault as the assignee of this task.Jan 4 2017, 7:10 PM
debt triaged this task as Low priority.

Change 295438 abandoned by Sbisson:
WIP: Add globe minimap to all maps

This change doesn't seem to be under active development. Please restore if I'm mistaken.

TheDJ changed the subtype of this task from "Task" to "Feature Request".Mar 24 2020, 10:15 AM