[time-nuts] Having fun with LORSTA list and google maps

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun May 8 14:12:25 EDT 2005

In message <427E4FC6.7020503 at pacific.net>, Brooke Clarke writes:
>Hi Poul:
>Google is getting the images from Digital Globe.

Yes, but google needs to have the images in precut snippets in 16
different scales.  They havn't generated them all yet, they only
do so when somebody tries to access them.

If you look here:

You can see how they have patches here and there where they have
generated the higher resolution.

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