Missed the button that said "reply all".
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Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 13:33:23 -0500
Subject: Re: geocoding, book referrals. was: [Gpsbabel-misc] OT, Data vs Maps
To: Robert Lipe <robertlipe@...>
Quoting Robert Lipe:
> If you're
> in an area that has houses exactly evenly apart and doesn't have an
> apartment or a park in there, it usually works well enough that you can
> drive to the extrapolated coords and start looking without thinking too
> much about it. Sometimes you'll be a couple of blocks off.
It's very apparent when I look at my parents house using Google Earth or Maps.
The calculated point is .21 miles off from their house actually is located.
They live in a "subdivision" where all the plots of land are 1-2 acres
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