I tested it and the distance from the given co-ordinates from my actual location was around 15kms ( 9.3 miles) , but within the same city of Bangalore

Tinu Cherian 

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:39 PM, Erik Moeller <erik@wikimedia.org> wrote:
Hello all,

we're experimenting with geolocation tools. For the purpose of
supporting the coordination of meetups and events, we want to add
functionality that will make it easy to run banners in a particular
region (e.g. a city and surrounding area).

To do so, we need to license a database that will allow us to look up
a person's presumed location based on their IP address. Before we do
so, we want to gather some reports from around the world about the
quality of the information provided.

To help out, please visit:

And then report your results at:

Thanks for any and all help,

Erik Möller
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate

Wikimediaindia-l mailing list