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

Regards
Tinu Cherian

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:39 PM, Erik Moeller <e...@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:
> http://www.maxmind.com/app/mylocation
>
> And then report your results at:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MaxMindCityTesting
>
> Thanks for any and all help,
>
> Erik
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