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  Reply # 181348 1-Dec-2008 12:48 Send private message

im not saying sell the business, just the url smaps.co.nz

what are they going to do with otherwise, just keep it on hold or let it expire?

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  Reply # 181910 4-Dec-2008 04:19 Send private message

So www.smaps.co.nz would still work as a mapping system, just using googles maps and keeping smaps easy api so map urls look better.

That would be so cool.

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  Reply # 182165 4-Dec-2008 22:53 Send private message

"Nielsen/NetRatings' figures show Wises had 324,000 domestic visitors in October while Smaps had 154,000."

Thats odd, I thought a lot more people used Smaps.

I used to use Wises all the time, but then they did some renovations which had them doing everything in Java (from memory) and it became a real pig of a site.
The 'Driving Directions' feature was always really good though.

Sad to see Smaps go though.

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  Reply # 182200 5-Dec-2008 08:26 Send private message

Adamal: Thats odd, I thought a lot more people used Smaps.


Nope, Nielsen is about right.

Adamal: I used to use Wises all the time, but then they did some renovations which had them doing everything in Java (from memory) and it became a real pig of a site.


Javascript... Java != Javascript.






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  Reply # 183341 10-Dec-2008 15:26 Send private message

hellonearthisman: So www.smaps.co.nz would still work as a mapping system, just using googles maps and keeping smaps easy api so map urls look better.

That would be so cool.



Yep, that would be an easy cheap alternative to closing it down all together.

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