Sorting it all Out Michael Kaplan's random stuff of dubious value Be sure to read the disclaimer here first!
There are those who believe that me telling folks how to not step in it does not make too much sense. But I would argue that my misteps are not as bad as the one I am mentioning here tonight.
As reported in The Register, there are people in Taiwan who are not especially happy with Google at the moment, with its labeling of Taiwan as a province of China in Google Earth. And as is typical of The Register, they are of course making fun of the issue as they report it.
Are they all 12 years old over at the Register? The one advantage to stories that start there is that even when they end up on /. there is nowhere to go but up. If you know what I mean.
Of course all of those former Microsofties at Google should have perhaps paid more attention to issue with lines in the time zone map before they left; it might have saved them the pain of dealing with this issue, just as it did for the folks at MSN Virtual Earth.
There are many out there who think I am some sort of paid shill for Microsoft, but I am not. I will admit