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brain
26-Jun-2007, 09:33 PM
They are really starting to tick me off.

Everytime I go there there are new symbols strewn all over everywhere.
That panoramia stuff are usually bad pictures tagged to the wrong spot.
Half of the user added tags are "my house." duh.

They need to have some one filter this stuff. How many more user tags
do we need pointing around the Washington monument. 20 is enough.
really.

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brain, not brain

Kim Groneman
26-Jun-2007, 10:09 PM
brain,

> They need to have some one filter this stuff.

You talking Google Maps or Google Earth? I've not seen such stuff in maps,
but in Google Earth you can turn it off. If you VIEW|SIDEBAR in the LAYERS
section you can see a bunch of stuff you can turn on/off with just a
checkmark. The one to look for is "Google Earth Community"



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Kim

Jim Pye
26-Jun-2007, 11:26 PM
Kim Groneman wrote:

> You talking Google Maps or Google Earth? I've not seen such stuff in
> maps,
> but in Google Earth you can turn it off. If you VIEW|SIDEBAR in the
> LAYERS section you can see a bunch of stuff you can turn on/off with just
> a checkmark. The one to look for is "Google Earth Community"
>
>
>


And there lies the problem. Companies need to produce a diversified
portfolio of products to distribute their risk but when they produce
products that not only do very similar things but also name them so that
they confuse their customer base maybe it is a sign that they do not know
what they really want to achieve.

From a non marketing, non business type who loves to sit on the side lines
and watch.

J
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The Ultimate Open Source

unsigned@ @digerati.us
27-Jun-2007, 02:07 PM
But one of them is a thick app and the other a web app. They do have
overlapping features, but don't really compete against each other.

Jim Pye wrote:
>
> And there lies the problem. Companies need to produce a diversified
> portfolio of products to distribute their risk but when they produce
> products that not only do very similar things but also name them so that
> they confuse their customer base maybe it is a sign that they do not know
> what they really want to achieve.
>
> From a non marketing, non business type who loves to sit on the side lines
> and watch.
>
> J

brain
28-Jun-2007, 01:51 PM
Google Earth.

I know about Google Earth Community option. The problem is that *some*
of it is intersting/useful etc. It's becoming so cluttered at times
that it isn't useful anymore.

B
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brain, not brain


Kim Groneman scrivi:

> brain,
>
> > They need to have some one filter this stuff.
>
> You talking Google Maps or Google Earth? I've not seen such stuff in
> maps, but in Google Earth you can turn it off. If you VIEW|SIDEBAR
> in the LAYERS section you can see a bunch of stuff you can turn
> on/off with just a checkmark. The one to look for is "Google Earth
> Community"

Jim Henderson
28-Jun-2007, 05:34 PM
On Thu, 28 Jun 2007 12:51:39 +0000, brain wrote:

> I know about Google Earth Community option. The problem is that *some*
> of it is intersting/useful etc. It's becoming so cluttered at times that
> it isn't useful anymore.

You must be new here. Welcome to the 'net. ;-)

Jim

Lindsey Johnstone
29-Jun-2007, 01:44 AM
Jim Henderson said,


> You must be new here. Welcome to the 'net. ;-)

LOL!

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Lindsey

Jim Henderson
29-Jun-2007, 04:25 AM
On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 00:44:58 +0000, Lindsey Johnstone wrote:

> Jim Henderson said,
>
>
>> You must be new here. Welcome to the 'net. ;-)
>
> LOL!

<bows> Thank you, thank you very much. ;-)

Jim

Dave Taylor
29-Jun-2007, 12:24 PM
"Lindsey Johnstone" <ljohnstoneno@spammyrealbox.com> wrote in
news:eCYgi.907$8i6.719@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com:

> Welcome to the 'net. ;-)

Gimme my lynx back. No, I just remembered lynxing about with a 300 baud
modem. That was rather painful. Reading faster than text downloads really
is a bad way to surf.

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Ciao, Dave

Jim Henderson
29-Jun-2007, 06:28 PM
On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 11:24:59 +0000, Dave Taylor wrote:

> "Lindsey Johnstone" <ljohnstoneno@spammyrealbox.com> wrote in
> news:eCYgi.907$8i6.719@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com:
>
>> Welcome to the 'net. ;-)
>
> Gimme my lynx back. No, I just remembered lynxing about with a 300 baud
> modem. That was rather painful. Reading faster than text downloads
> really is a bad way to surf.

I still use Lynx (and links) on occasion. But if you really want to live
on the edge, use telnet. ;-)

Jim