KYP West

Chris Newman cvjazz at waitrose.com
Tue Apr 4 14:23:31 BST 2017


In article <562774ffd8bbailey at argonet.co.uk>,
   Brian <bbailey at argonet.co.uk> wrote:
> In article <ba176a2756.jim at abbeypress.net>, Jim Nagel
> <netsurf at abbeypress.co.uk> wrote:
> > Brian [Bailey, we discover] wrote on 26 Mar: (re
> >   http://www.kypwest.org.uk )

> > > The site now seems to load but accessing individual geographic areas
> > > gets the following,

> > > Proxy Error The proxy server received an invalid response from an
> > > upstream server. The proxy server could not handle the request GET
> > > /kyp/southglos. Reason: Error reading from remote server

> > The Know Your Place site itself (http://kypwest.org.uk) seems to load
> > OK, but the indiv geographical areas you call pages from the Bristol
> > city council site, e.g. http://maps.bristol.gov.uk/kyp/?edition=glos

> > The page for the exhibition at Wells (near me) is also hosted on an
> > outside site (https://bishopspalace.org.uk), and Netsurf unforch has
> > pictures on top of text etc.

> So it does.

> > I know not whether the shortcoming is in Netsurf or in nonstandard
> > coding of the site, of course.

> I guess that the latter might probably be the case. Nonetheless it would
> be interesting to see what NatSurf can do with it in the fullness of time.

> > But thanks for the pointer, Brian.  Will mention Know Your Place in the
> > local conservation newsletter I do.

> Well, KYP is of course of some limited interest, but at least three men
> and a dog locally definitely think it's a great idea. As a community
> project I feel that it has merit. It certainly is of historical interest
> and has come up with a number of surprises for me.

Also useful in genealogy research. In one of the old maps I found a street
(now disappeared) where some ancestors lived.

-- 
Chris



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