Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jan 2006 19:18 UTC
Humor "Here's a question for you: what have the Nazi wartime test facility at Peenemunde and the Australian city of Perth got in common? Well, the first thing (and just about the only thing, truth be told) which springs to mind is that they are both next to large bodies of water. This is useful if you're going to test things which might go bang. Like V-2 rockets and - wait for it - flying cars."
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.KMZ file
by jsgrahamus on Mon 23rd Jan 2006 21:41 UTC
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2006-01-23

The article mentions a .kmz file? What is it?


Steve

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RE: .KMZ file
by gonzalo on Mon 23rd Jan 2006 22:18 in reply to ".KMZ file"
gonzalo Member since:
2005-07-06

.kmz file is a .kml file but zipped.

KML is the markup Google uses for locations in Google Maps:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<kml xmlns="http://earth.google.com/kml/2.0">
<Placemark>
<name>Flying Car</name>
<description>Flying car about to terrorize kiters at Pt Walter</description>
<LookAt>
<longitude>115.7864136383492</longitude>
<latitude>-32.01187944409022</latitude>
<range>124.0672631123729</range>
<tilt>1.011650969924172e-009</tilt>
<heading>7.545687026781721</heading>
</LookAt>
<styleUrl>root://styleMaps#default+nicon=0x307+hicon=0x317</s tyleUrl>
<Point>
<coordinates>115.7863951952049,-32.01202211312902,0</coordina tes>
</Point>
</Placemark>
</kml>

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RE[2]: .KMZ file
by gonzalo on Tue 24th Jan 2006 06:33 in reply to "RE: .KMZ file"
gonzalo Member since:
2005-07-06

Oh... On preview those < and > came out all right...

Well, anyway, that's the XML dialect for defining locations on Google Earth.

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