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simon3
2013-11-04 08:46:23
Re BEGINNINGS
Context of comment:This is an interesting suggestion about general, introductory comments. I thought the example is excellent. But where to fit it in? At present we have basic summit info, mountain comments and the "Short Summary". BleckCra's example introductory piece would apply to a number of summits at the NE end of the Mournes and is more an area description.

At present we have some information on an area and subareas as a whole. You can see this by going to a summit, such as "Slieve Donard". Above it there is "Mourne Mountains" and a button for "More Detail" (see http://mountainviews.ie/summit/19/ ) . Clicking on this opens a panel with a list of summits for the Mournes.

What we could do would be to incorporate general introductory information of the sort BleckCra suggests at this point. We could also make other ways of accessing this general data, for instance by having a new option triggered by a click on the Overview map.

However to make this a useful feature it has to be reasonably consistent across the island or at least get to reasonably consistent within a realistic period. So, who would be interested in constructing general introductions for areas (or subareas). We could start with better known walking places such as the Mournes, Wicklow, MacGillycuddys Reeks, Galtees etc.

Or perhaps you may have a different way of following up on BleckCra's Beginnings? Why not put it forward?
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