This is a larger change, an RFC on [talk] is pending.
This pull request adds a new page under openstreetmap.org/contributors like this:
It is linked from a contributor's mark on the front page map:
The idea behind this contributor's mark and this new page is to provide a visually compelling way to link back to OpenStreetMap from maps and communicate clearly what OpenStreetMap is about: community built, open geographic data, anybody can contribute.
Ideally this contributor mark finds broad adoption and is used by OSM data users like this.
The contributor's page can be configured to:
To help other users customize openstreetmap.org/contributors & use the link icon on their maps, there is a link in the bottom left corner of openstreetmap.org/contribors that brings up a little 'attribution builder' wizard that looks like this:
That code snippet is for a contributors mark meant to be dropped in the bottom right corner of maps, which links back to the /contributors page.
Aside from a pending review phase, this pull request still needs:
@lxbarth will follow up momentarily with a corresponding RFC on [talk] in a bit elaborating on this idea.
Original design is by @yhahn. You can explore example usages of the contributors mark here (click on the mark on each of the examples and review how osm.org/contributors changes):
adding contributors page.
adding attribution link to main map.
Just posted RFC to [talk] http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2013-January/065784.html
Small bug in sprite positioning:
fixed retina sprite.
@tmcw thanks for catching this: there was a mismatch on the background-size for the retina sprite. Fixed!
visual adjustments to contributors page.
more visual adjustments.
Feedback summary on [talk] http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2013-January/065860.html
Updating this pull request to note that, based on Alex's new RFC, this pull request will require some heavy re-tooling: For details, see http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2013-April/066802.html
Proposal evolution continued in #246.