[OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Yahoo Geoplanet Versus GeoNames

Connors, Bernie (SNB) Bernie.Connors at snb.ca
Fri Oct 8 11:07:08 PDT 2010

I stopped reading too soon  :-/

Bernie Connors, P.Eng
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From: discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Ian Turton
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Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Yahoo Geoplanet Versus GeoNames

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 1:49 PM, Connors, Bernie (SNB)
<Bernie.Connors at snb.ca> wrote:
> I believe there is an error in the article from cosmocode:
> http://www.cosmocode.de/en/blog/schoenborn/2010-01/24-free-geo-data-solutions-compared-geonames.org-vs.-yahoo-geoplanet
> It says that Yahoo GeoPlanet does NOT Provide Geo coordinates but this link
> from GeoPlanet does show coordinates:
> http://isithackday.com/geoplanet-explorer/index.php?woeid=2500105
> Perhaps GeoPlanet has been updated since the cosmocode article was written.

The article is about the data that can be downloaded not the web service.


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