joregan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 14:13:49 MSK 2005
On 10/30/05, Benjamin A. Okopnik <ben at linuxgazette.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 04:43:14PM +0000, Thomas Adam wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 09:27:10AM -0700, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> > > Oh, this is fun.
> > >
> > > http://www.frappr.com/linuxgazette
> > >
> > > It would be a rather nifty thing if you folks wanted to participate;
> > I'm added. Note that in order for me to become visible on that map, I
> > had to add something into the "Shoutout" box...
> Odd. Well, they did mention that it's alpha software. Opening that API
> is one of the nicest (and smartest) things Google ever did.
It's a pity their Google Earth program is Windows only (works with
Wine, though). NASA have an open source equivalent that now also shows
the moon (http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/news/releases/2005/05_56AR.html).
Also Windows only, but Linux support is in the pipeline:
(There's a 2D-only port available though. I'll send on the link
if/when I find it).
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