[LINK] limits of technology in finding someone
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Sat Dec 9 18:54:20 AEDT 2006
At 05:32 PM 9/12/2006, rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:
>Stewart Fist wrote:
>inaccurate map ... so it's actually not GPS accuracy but the completed
>units we're discussing.
>So what of the maps?
>Google Maps, Street-directory.com.au, Whereis, and Multimap all find my
>Google Maps shows a one-way section of Lilyfield road which hasn't existed
>for years, and shows Lilyfield Road crossing the Hawthorn Canal (it's
>closed). It doesn't know about the cross-city tunnel, either. So it's
>drawn from data which is too outdated to be used as the basis of
>navigation (but hang on, isn't Google the new "best at everything" that we
Buy a copy of the UBD which now comes with a DVD rom version.
Scan or "copy to clipboard" your choice of maps. Using the Software
version you can choose the scale (I recommend the wider view, especially
Find the Lon/Lat for two points on the MAP. UBD software is reasonably
accurate. But not always.
Configure your map in OziExplorer and - off you go :)
Takes a few minutes per map page, but over time you build an entire mapping
system on your laptop which is totally transferable to your PDA :)
>Whereis and Multimap don't identify one-way streets online, so just how
>good can the directions be?
I detailed mine yesterday :)
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