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    Hey everyone,

    I've created a Network Link that you can use to display Geocaches in Google Earth. More info here: http://andyfowler.com/journal/2005/0...-google-earth/

    This is a very young little forum... I'll certainly be sticking around though! Hope this kind of message isn't considered spam.

    Andy Fowler

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Fowler
    I've created a Network Link that you can use to display Geocaches in Google Earth. More info here: http://andyfowler.com/journal/2005/0...-google-earth/
    That's pretty cool. However, the file you submitted won't load - it gives a "file not found" error when trying to link up. Please try to submit the .kml file again and we'll see how it goes.

    This is a very young little forum... I'll certainly be sticking around though! Hope this kind of message isn't considered spam.
    Nope, your message is just fine. As long as what you offer is of value and you submit it to the file archive, I don't mind if you link to your own sites.

    Mickey

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    Thanks - I re-added the file... Maybe I screwed something up earlier. I didn't actually upload though; I'm just using the other box to link to http://www.andyfowler.com/projects/e...earthcache.kml

    I don't mind if you host the file yourself, either, it's just a pointer to the network link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Fowler
    Thanks - I re-added the file... Maybe I screwed something up earlier. I didn't actually upload though; I'm just using the other box to link to http://www.andyfowler.com/projects/e...earthcache.kml

    I don't mind if you host the file yourself, either, it's just a pointer to the network link.
    I still couldn't make it work, so I was heading to your site to download the file and then host it on our server. However, I then saw the issue you're having with Geocaching.com, which I assume means that there's no way I can make this file work. Blech. Such a cool use for the network link, too...

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    This would be awesome to interface with the geocaching.com database.
    Last edited by Tolly; 07-06-2005 at 08:33 PM. Reason: typo
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    Yep, Geocaching.com started blocking queries this afternoon. It was a very fun project, and a perfect application for network link. I'm just frustrated that it's been stopped so quickly. I've written to them and asked if there is any way to keep this thing going. I'll keep updates at my site: www.andyfowler.com

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