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[aprssig] FINDU cgi's, geos, and tracks

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Fri Apr 21 18:01:03 UTC 2006


On Apr 21, 2006, at 1:48 PM, apratt at bestbits.org wrote:

> You wrote, "...virtually all of the cgis and their parameters are
> documented on http://www.findu.com/cgi.html ..."
>
> I see you said "virtually." Are there more CGI's?

Yes, there are private ones, and occasionally I make a change that  
does not get documented quickly, the latter are announced on this list.

> Also, I saw
> documentation on how to use custom GEOs, but I don't see a list of the
> geos you've got on your server.

There are almost none other than the examples, the idea is that you  
host them on your site.
>
> I ask about geos because I notice the default USA geo for "line.cgi"
> seems to be fixated on water and highways, without displaying city
> names. When it comes to labels, I'd rather see "San Francisco" than
> "San Francisco Bay."
>
Those come courtesy of James at aprsworld, they are not perfect maps,  
but the price is right!

> Finally, a question regarding tracks. Currently I seem to have two
> choices: non-interactive images like the one from line.cgi if I want
> to see the history, or Google Maps if I only want to see the position.
> Is there a way to feed the historic positions in to Google Maps as
> breadcrumbs (or even a connected line), so I can get the best of both
> worlds?

Not at the present.

Steve K4HG




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