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Jigsaw puzzles using Commons images?
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Recently I've found some proprietary online sites that create online jigsaw puzzles from user supplied images.

Would it be possible for there to be a jigsaw applet (HTML5 Canvas based ideally) that could be used to generate jigsaw puzzles from bitmap images on Commons (especially some of the higher resolution featured images)?

My thoughts were that such an applet would as well as needing the raster image, need some custom 'cutting' layouts, which could be supplied by means of an svg file defining the cut lines or peice shapes. This would allow for 'custom' puzzles to be created where the 'pieces' cut out would be unique to that puzzle ( Such as in for example a map style jigsaw were the peices would be political subdivisions for example.)

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ShakespeareFan00 triaged this task as Lowest priority.May 10 2018, 8:21 AM

I think anyone is free to write such a tool on Toolforge at https://tools.wmflabs.org/ if wanted.
See https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Portal:Toolforge for more information.

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