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Germany regions map
It's really great to see new user doing such a great effort with the mapping, and the new map Germany regions map looks nice! - though, I'm not too fond of the color scheme, maybe look here for some inspiration on some different colours, my main concerns is with Rheinland-Pfalz and Baden-Württemberg being very dark. Especially if you plan on adding more details later as you wrote in the summary. More importantly, we have a (maybe unwritten) standard of making the whole regions the same colour... like North, East, West etc, as it's done on the popular United States map. If you want to distinguish the Bundesländer a bit, then maybe the approach of our Florida map could provide some inspiration. This is constructive criticism, not an attempt to diminish some fantastic work. --Stefan (sertmann) Talk 17:05, 17 March 2009 (EDT)
I really like the way you represented the rail lines here! I will have to try that in the future. It should be easier to create than the node-stroked lines I (and others) have been using, and looks cleaner anyway. --Peter Talk 20:53, 21 March 2009 (EDT)
Hi, Hokiesvt. You've done some great map work. I just wanted to remind you to fill out all of the fields in the Imagecredit template when you upload a file. The location field, for example, categorizes our images by location -- so an image like shared:Image:Nuremberg Altstadt.svg should have "location=Nürnberg" so that it appears in shared:Category:Nürnberg.
I would also recommend linking from the SVG versions to any derived PNG versions (like I did with shared:Image:Map of Florida Regions with Cities.svg, as an example). Interlinking makes it much easier to find the right version of an image to use.
Thanks for all your hard work so far!
-- LtPowers 10:15, 22 March 2009 (EDT)
Mate, you are risking tar and feathers if you put Düsseldorf on the same Rhine river site as Cologne! I don't know how to correct it but Düsseldorf is on the right side of the Rhine and takes pride to be opposite of Cologne. Please adapt the map and otherwise have fun here. Regards, jan 11:22, 20 April 2009 (EDT)
Maps for the main regions of Germany
I have made regional maps for Northern Germany, Western Germany etc, identifying the constituent states, for the regional articles, and am busy uploading them, but the server is giving too much hassle today, and I have to go out later. I plan to upload the svgs later when I remember how to do it. Meanwhile, if there are any errors on the maps that are up, please let me know. I will try to get round to a bit of extra detail on the regional maps some time, but may not have the time. Cheers, • • • Peter (Southwood) Talk 04:05, 11 May 2011 (EDT)