[Geowanking] hacking Street View?

Tom Longson (nym) tomlong at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 23:15:15 PDT 2007


It appears they changed the panoid:

This URL used to work:
http://cbk0.google.com/cbk?output=tile&panoid=0x808f7e3b410f108d&zoom=4&x=10&y=1

Now I need to use this URL to get the same image:
http://cbk0.google.com/cbk?output=tile&panoid=Huz9minJ0Hq4yGEiie1nMw&zoom=4&x=10&y=1

Tom Longson (nym)

On 8/8/07, Tom Longson (nym) <tomlong at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I just had the MOST FRUSTRATING conversation with the project lead on
> Google Street
> > View, who refused to acknowledge that anyone was doing mashups of Street
> View
>
> Not only do they know- "Your [StreetView Hack] site was brought to my
> attention by the Google Maps team." (Google Legal), but I personally
> requested that they open up the API: "I would like to see Google open up
> this API and document it. ...I believe the community at large would
> benefit from Google releasing this data in an open way, and allowing
> people to mashup the imagery".
>
> Tom Longson (nym)
>
> On 8/8/07, Annalee Newitz <annalee at techsploitation.com > wrote:
> >
> > I'm writing an article for New Scientist that will, in part, be about
> > the future of map hackery in 3D worlds like Google Earth. I just had the
> > MOST FRUSTRATING conversation with the project lead on Google Street
> > View, who refused to acknowledge that anyone was doing mashups of Street
> >
> > View -- or even that users were requesting functionality that went
> > beyond scale (ie, more cities). WTF.
> >
> > I *know* there are awesome hacks/mashups for Street View, including one
> > that Mikel Maron worked on at Where Camp
> > (http://brainoff.com/weblog/2007/06/03/1253). What else is out there?
> > Annalee
> >
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> >
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