GPSWeb Extension for Mozilla Firebird Opens Possibilities for Location-Specific Web Services
Wednesday December 24th, 2003
Davide wrote in to tell us about GPSWeb 0.1.2, an add-on for Mozilla Firebird that adds a
#4 Re: What?
Thursday December 25th, 2003 9:01 AM
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IP->GEO isn't very precise. Not only are the databases incomplete, it's fundamentally difficult for them to get much better. Sure, you can guess that I'm in Massachusetts, maybe even figure out that I'm in Boston (even though my ISP's main POP here is located across the river in Somerville), but can you tell I'm in Brighton just west of Allston? (Not unless I've gone out of my way to tell you so.)