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Old 28th August 2008, 08:42   #1
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Hi, google has come up with this collaborative mapping website where in people can login and mark places of interest.

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Looks to be a nice initiative to create a wiki style mapping system that gets updated regularly.
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Old 28th August 2008, 22:57   #2
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@Joe,

I did try naming some places/roads etc. but I believe it requires another user to verify before it gets stored in google's database.

Do you know the process?
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how is it different from wikimapia?
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Old 29th August 2008, 09:27   #4
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it works this way. Each person will have to add a locality which he is very familiar with as his neighbourhood and then when ever some one makes some changes in the map, it goes to some one who has marked this locality as his neighbourhood for verification.
Once google feels that a person is trustworthy (I don't know how can we make google believe :-)) then there won't be any need for this 2 stage process and in this case, your change gets updated instantaneously.
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It would be nice if it didn't get filed with the same rubbish that ruins Wikimapia: huge boxes called "My House"
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Ya these people came to my shop took my visiting card and gave me a verification no. they said my shop will be shown on the map. lets see will try it later
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there is no possible of exporting POIs ??
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