GeoIP2 for retrieving city and region ?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 19:03:20 CEST 2013


On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:54 AM, Dennis Lee Bieber
<wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>         Are you paying for a fixed IP number? I suspect you are if you were
> running a world-accessible server.
>
>         Obviously a fixed IP will be tied to a fixed connection and thereby to
> a fixed location which can be provided to a location database.

And even that is no guarantee. I have two connections, one static IP,
the other dynamic. The static one fails geolocation by a greater
distance than the other. No, there's no way to be sure.

ChrisA



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