10/12/11 11:46 PM
Speaking of Google's 45 degree imagery, what's the policy on this?
My own feeling is that there should be only two Google types, straight overhead sat / aerial, and street-view.
The angular aerial should, I think, be the domain of Bing...
Either way, of course, it's small potatoes, non-issue, just idle brain waves...
10/13/11 12:01 AM
The current state evolved slowly over time as each new type service was added.
Map type 1:
Google overhead (GM) or
Google 45 degree or
Bing overhead (Bing) or
Birds Eye View (BEV) or
Map Type 2:
Google Street View or
Bing's version of Street View (whenever we figure out how to handle the URL)
In other words Street View is a type and all others is another type. So even if one location is covered in all seven mapping services there will be at most two submissions for that location.
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