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ameldridge 

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Have been looking on the Omlet UK website and noticed they have a Google Map API on their Courses page.

Just a thought, sure it's possible to add a similar function to the forum allowing members to add their location (if they wanted to of course). Would be nice to see where members are spread around the UK/World.

I'm fully aware of the 'Where you live' field in the User CP, I like maps :)

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Ron
 

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The only problem I can see from my end(server side) is the amount of lag you get once you get over 1-200 pins in the map,it can also slow down the load time for the end user.

Its all down to Google as it is a Google api key you are using.

On the Omlet site you would not see it as I would expect them to stay in single figures regards pins.
 

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The only problem I can see from my end(server side) is the amount of lag you get once you get over 1-200 pins in the map,it can also slow down the load time for the end user.
Good point, the BBC News website use this on some of their feedback webpages and it is a little slow.

O well it was only a thought :p
 

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Saucer of milk for Admin please....
No ! What I was implying was that the Omlet site use pins to show what areas they run a course in(100 or less),while we are talking about pins for a members location(over 1000).
 

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Sorry Admin, just 'single figures' to me means less then 10.

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Sorry Admin, just 'single figures' to me means less then 10.

Mike.
I noticed that after I posted.
Sorry long day today with a few hundred miles under my belt.
 

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Pm everyone that you need to know of there wherabouts,get all there details,then use google earth.
 

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I ain't telling nobody anything unless they're a bee inspector.
 

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My sentiments exactly,and i'm not so sure the imformation is safe with any government agency either,may get lost on some bus in soho.
Better to treat them like mushrooms,keep them in the dark ,feed them on crap,and they grow lovely.
 
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Oh I think we're all pretty sure Pete, information means taxation, licensing and conformance to their suspect rules. I try hard to be a responsible beek, I monitor my hives carefully in order to reduce to an absolute minimum the requirement for 'foreign' material in the colonies but then I'm not financially encombant to any agro chemical companies.
 

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It was more the location of the beekeeper and not their hives I was thinking about but I'm sure many have hives close by in gardens/land.

As I said, it was a only a thought :)
 

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