[OSM-talk] Fwd: [CARTO-SoC] People's Map & Jobs

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Fri Aug 24 10:02:06 BST 2007


Forwarded for general interest...

cheers
Richard

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Tim Rideout" <tim.rideout at xyzmaps.com>
> Date: 22 August 2007 10:16:17 BDT
> To: Multiple recipients of list CARTO-SOC <carto-soc at sheffield.ac.uk>
> Subject: [CARTO-SoC] People's Map & Jobs
> Reply-To: carto-soc at sheffield.ac.uk
>
> Dear All,
>
> I am pleased to say things are moving ahead nicely and Version 1 of  
> the
> Flash based Public Editor for the map will go live soon. Those of  
> you who
> are MAPublisher users, thus in our database as cartographers, will be
> getting personal invites in the next few days to join the PM  
> project. If you
> don't get one it just means you are not in our list, but you are  
> still very
> welcome - just email info at peoplesmap.com. Come along to either the SOC
> Summer School in Portsmouth or the BCS Symposium in Chester to see the
> presentation.
>
> If you want some ideas of what you can already do with  
> www.peoplesmap.com
> then have a look at the following. These demonstrate how one line  
> is all
> that is necessary to get your geocoded data to appear on a People's  
> Map
> base. For Personal Users, Education and Charities this is of course  
> entirely
> permissable and completely free. For commercial users it is free  
> just now,
> but in due course there will be a modest charge for the service.
>
> GeoRSS
>
> GeoRSS is a format used for publishing and sharing geographical  
> content. For
> example, traffic and weather information, news articles and their  
> locations,
> flood and earthquake information etc.
>
> How to Add GeoRSS Feeds to People's Map
>
> Step 1: Find a GeoRSS feed (e.g.
> http://bbc.blueghost.co.uk/travel_data/berkshire_geoRss.rss)
>
> Step 2: Type the URL of the GeoRSS feed into the Map Search text box
>
> Step 3: Click GO
>
> Example of GeoRSS feeds on People's Map
>
> Traffic Information:
> http://peoplesmap.com/use_location?georss=http:// 
> bbc.blueghost.co.uk/travel_
> data/berkshire_geoRss.rss
>
> http://peoplesmap.com/use_location?georss=http:// 
> bbc.blueghost.co.uk/travel_
> data/locations.rss
>
> Real estate:
>
> http://peoplesmap.com/use_location?georss=http://www.foxtons.co.uk/ 
> feeds?pro
> p_type=1&price_to=100000000&search_type=SS&bedrooms=2&keyword_type=3&k 
> eyword
> _value=Angel% 
> 20station&bedrooms_max=2&xcenter=531431&ycenter=183230&radius=0
> 5&location_ids=&result_view=rss
>
> Lastly, XYZ are now recruiting 2 - 3 additional staff, so please  
> send in
> your CV to mark.fairbairn at xyzmaps.com.
>
> See you at the conferences,
>
> Tim
> Dr Tim Rideout
> Director
>
> Half Price SkyView Posters at
> http://xyzmaps.com/acatalog/skyview_posters.html
> <http://xyzmaps.com/acatalog/skyview_posters.html>
>
> Visit XYZ at InterGeo Leipzig Sept 25-27th 2007 and Frankfurt Book  
> Fair Oct
> 10-14th 2007
>
> The XYZ Digital Map Company
> Unit 9 Phase 2 Hardengreen Business Park
> Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith
> EH22 3NX, Scotland, Europe
>
> Tel: +44 131 454 0426
> Fax: +44 131 454 0443
> Mobile: +44 7766 825937
> Email: tim.rideout at xyzmaps.com
> Web: www.xyzmaps.com
>
>
>
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