Map of email origins to Python list

mensanator at aol.com mensanator at aol.com
Mon Nov 7 20:06:05 CET 2005


Rocco Moretti wrote:
> Paul McGuire wrote:
> > "Claire McLister" <mclister at zeesource.net> wrote in message
> > news:mailman.221.1131384118.18701.python-list at python.org...
> >   We've been working with Google Maps, and have created a web service to
> > map origins of emails to a group. As a trial, we've developed a map of
> > emails to this group at:
> >
> >   http://www.zeesource.net/maps/map.do?group=668
> >
> >   This represents emails sent to the group since October 27.
> >
> >   Would like to hear what you think of it.
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > <sigh>
> > Another sleepless camera pointed at the fishbowl that is my online life.
> >
>
> It's also a testament to the limited value of physically locating people
> by internet addresses - If you zoom in on the San Fransico bay area, and
> click on the southern most bubble (south of San Jose), you'll see the
> entry for the Mountain View postal code (94043) - a massive list which
> contains mostly gmail.com accounts, but also contains accounts with .de
> .ca .uk .pl .it .tw and .za domains. I doubt all of the people in that
> list live in sunny California, let alone in Mountain View proper.

North of that bubble is a second massive list also labeled Mountain
View
94043. I found my name on that list and I live in the Chicago area.
Moutain View is, perhaps, where aol.com is located? These bubbles are
showing the location of the server that's registered under the domain
name?




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