Sebastian Kügler sebas at kde.org
Fri May 1 12:25:00 CEST 2009

On Friday 01 May 2009 11:01:40 Andrew Coles wrote:
> SVN commit 961956 by coles:
> After chatting to the iplocationtools.com guys, I've managed to get them to
> make a change to their API so that calling without an IP, rather than
> failing, returns the visitor's location information.  As such, if we now
> just go to:
> http://iplocationtools.com/ip_query.php
> ...we get IP geolocation straight away, without needing the
> 'whatismyip.org' step first to find our world-visible IP.  Three plusses:
> - whatismyip was sometimes unreliable
> - the whole process is a heck of a lot quicker due to it only being one
> network job - the code is much much simpler :) - the diff is only big due
> to the sheer number of lines removed

That rocks, good to see that the iplocationtool guys are helping so nicely.

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