an interesting message on Gnotices

Panix writes: 
"Here is a practical example. I believe that Microsoft's TerraServer, a
website hosting tons of satellite images of the earth, has the ability to
be called via SOAP to retrieve images of any single point on the planet.
It would be fairly easy using SOAP to write a minimal graphical
application in GTK using C and this SOUP library that would allow the user
to type in a set of coordinates, press submit, and get back a nice high
resolution image."

Is this true? I once saw a screenshot of a GNOME Time Zone Selector (I
believe it is part of XST) sporting a map of the Earth for selecting your
Someone should modify it to zoom in on your exact location, with
couple-of-meters resolution :)

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