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  • Alexandre Rafalovitch

    Alexandre Rafalovitch Feb. 13, 2006, 3:58 p.m. (Message 44241)

    Re: Mapping RSCDS (more high-tech toys)

    For USA based companies, part of this is due to easy(ish) access to
    the geocoded information of USA names. I don't know whether Scotland
    or England have that as easily available.
    Still, in general, it is difficult to underestimate the
    country-centrism. At least the Frappr guys made an effort.
    On 2/13/06, Bryan McAlister <xxxxx@xxxxxxxx.xxxxx.xx.xx> wrote:
    > There is a general problem with the Google maps (particularly with
    > Google Earth that they have a tendency to default to any hicksville USA
    > that happens to have a place name, restaurant name, launderette name etc
    > borrowed from an "old country". GWB probably thought I--- was a diner in
    > Ohio:-)

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