Ravi,
Good idea. It identifies Bangalore and Karnataka correctly. Can you click on 
the link and verify whether it shows Kovai correctly?

Sundar from mobile

On Wed Aug 11th, 2010 11:15 AM IST Ravishankar wrote:

>Eric,
>
>Good tool.
>
>Can this be used to display banners country wide or state wide?
>
>Many Indian Wikipedian users don't even know about the existance of regional
>language Wikipedias. So, if we can display a banner at the top giving links
>to regional Wikipedias, it will greatly boost the awareness about them.
>Sites like WordPress.com do this already.
>
>Ravi
>
>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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