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harshadashende



Joined: 26/11/2009 12:14:15
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Thank you for your reply, but i don't know how to such encoding it in VC++.
Javier Reinoso



Joined: 24/12/2009 15:24:57
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I am making a software for get geonames, in flash with visual basic or mdm zinc...

When is only the flash, the swf load well the data from geonames.org, but when put in visual basic or mdm zinc, not get the xml answer...

Why???

Here are a complete example with the source, the exe - not work -, the fla, the swf:

http://www.astrodreams.com/aaa/xmlzincsample.rar

I test for download a xml from my web site, and work, but in the exe when attempt to load the data from geonames - for example: http://ws.geonames.org/search?q=london&maxRows=20 -, not work, in the exe the flash not load the xml from geonames and I not know why...

Why?

Good day!!!
eladzaa



Joined: 25/05/2011 10:23:11
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Hi,

I'm trying to use the wikipediaSearch webservice with the title parameter on the term 'Musée de Cluny'. I'm using URL encoding:

http://ws.geonames.org/wikipediaSearch?&maxRows=1&title=Mus%C3%A9e%20de%20Cluny&username=demo

but getting no results.

the environment is .NET - CSharp.

Wikipedia value is available:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus%C3%A9e_de_Cluny

What am I doing wrong?

Regards,
Elad.
marc



Joined: 08/12/2005 07:39:47
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The domain name ws.geonames.org is desupported:

http://geonames.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/application-identification-for-free-geonames-web-services/

Please use the domain api.geonames.org and it will work:
http://api.geonames.org/wikipediaSearch?&maxRows=1&title=Mus%C3%A9e%20de%20Cluny&username=demo

Best

Marc

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