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Best web app ever! [Jan. 19th, 2005|11:15 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
So cool....
http://map.search.ch/index.en.html
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From: evan
2005-01-19 07:20 pm (UTC)
There's another really cool map program (whose URL I forget) that does a flashlight-like effect where it overlays roads in a circle cented around the mouse cursor.

But have you seen Keyhole? It's not a web app, of course, but it really is mind-blowing. Whenever you're around here come over and I'll give you a demo.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2005-01-19 07:23 pm (UTC)
Naah, haven't seen it yet. I hear nothing but cool things about it, though.
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[User Picture]From: robflynn
2005-01-19 07:33 pm (UTC)
I was going to suggest Keyhole, too. It was fun zooming in on random streets and finding people.

Cambridge had crazy resolution!
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From: evan
2005-01-20 06:23 am (UTC)
That's the one.
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[User Picture]From: whitaker
2005-01-19 07:26 pm (UTC)
Dude, that thing's so lame.

I can't even see inside the houses!
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[User Picture]From: denshi
2005-01-19 08:01 pm (UTC)
Sweet!
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[User Picture]From: midom
2005-01-19 09:45 pm (UTC)
we've got local maps engine http://www.maps.lt/ that has quite a lot of nice features and nice interface. people don't tell addresses any more, they just send a link with a flag on the map.
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[User Picture]From: midom
2005-01-19 09:49 pm (UTC)
ah, and I was posting you my comment from this place in the world
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[User Picture]From: graceadieu
2005-01-19 09:49 pm (UTC)

Thanks...

for offering that. My Father's family is originally from Basel, which they left in the 1600s, so that was very interesting!
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[User Picture]From: gaal
2005-01-19 11:20 pm (UTC)
Nice!

The one feature I haven't seen yet in those map apps is guessing the city in the street address form according to what you're viewing now. It's a small improvement, but it can save time and is intuitive.
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From: legolas
2005-01-19 11:58 pm (UTC)
Cool! www.map24.com should be extended to go down to that level of detail! Freaky however, I mean, before long, you'll be able to see all the junk in my 'garden' on the net...
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From: meowtwinkitty
2005-01-20 01:41 am (UTC)
Good Link! Thanks is good to take a look at it. I would love to go to Switzerland.
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