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#45796 - 08/04/05 12:26 AM ETS Member map
groo Offline


Registered: 11/02/03
Posts: 722
Loc: Florida
In the thread about buying Chris a new computer, Ironsraven wondered if there were any geeks nearby. That gave me an idea. <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" /> I've been looking for an excuse to build an app around Google's new Map API. So, here it is: ETS Member Map. It's still kind of crude. There's no authentication whatsoever, so anyone can edit any site. But, please feel free to try it out, and add yourself.


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#45797 - 08/04/05 01:54 AM Re: ETS Member map
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Cool! (And then there were two...)

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#45798 - 08/04/05 02:20 AM Re: ETS Member map
GoatRider Offline
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Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 820
Loc: Maple Grove, MN
Hmm, that's a little too accurate for putting on the internet- if you look at the satellite view, it put it on my garage, where I was when I clicked "save" on my GPS. I fudged it a bit using the "edit" function.
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#45799 - 08/04/05 02:53 AM Re: ETS Member map
UTAlumnus Offline
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Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 988
Loc: East Tennessee near Bristol
How about posting to a nearby park? i.e. Big Bend for the south of Texas.

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#45800 - 08/04/05 03:17 AM Re: ETS Member map
AyersTG Offline
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Registered: 12/10/01
Posts: 1272
Loc: Upper Mississippi River Valley...
>> that's a little too accurate <<

Yes - but about what I expected. I offset mine as well. For those who do not have a personal GPS (like me), just use Terra Server USA or a similar service for your country or region.

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#45801 - 08/04/05 04:26 AM Re: ETS Member map
brian Offline
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Registered: 07/28/04
Posts: 1468
Loc: Texas
It's pretty late here so I was too lazy to take the GPS outside so I just used the terrsever site and put in an adjacent town and the state is it gives a long and lat for roughly the center of town (its a small town).
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#45802 - 08/04/05 06:07 AM Re: ETS Member map
frenchy Offline
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Registered: 12/18/02
Posts: 1320
Loc: France
When I try to visit the web page, I get a message "Internet Explorer cannot open the site at http://.............
Operation ended."

<img src="/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" />
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#45803 - 08/04/05 12:31 PM Re: ETS Member map
harrkev Offline
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Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 384
Loc: Colorado Springs, CO
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When I try to visit the web page, I get a message "Internet Explorer cannot open...

Same here. The map actually comes up, but then that error appears. When you click on the button to make the error go away, the entire map goes POOF with a DNS error.
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#45804 - 08/04/05 12:59 PM Re: ETS Member map
GoatRider Offline
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Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 820
Loc: Maple Grove, MN
That happened to me too with IE, so I loaded it up FireFox, where it worked fine.
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#45805 - 08/04/05 03:05 PM Re: ETS Member map
groo Offline


Registered: 11/02/03
Posts: 722
Loc: Florida
*sigh* I only tested on firefox under Linux. When I get to work later today (and can find a Windows machine) I'll fix the problem. Sorry for the inconvenience.


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