When using Google Collect, I always tried to link my plot to high-res imagery from Bing Maps. But the capturing date on the Bing Map image may not be correct. So i want to make sure this date is the date when the image was captured or the date when the image is updated on the website. This date is critical for the application. Sorry i am not allowed to upload the screenshot. Otherwise i can show you the problem.



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When using the Bing Map API to get the metadata, i found the following tags related to the capturing date: VintageStart and VintageEnd. It is better to stamp the date range instead of the VintageEnd time

Below is one example of the metadata i got.

<response xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/search/local/ws/rest/v1"> <copyright> Copyright © 2017 Microsoft and its suppliers. All rights reserved. This API cannot be accessed and the content and any results may not be used, reproduced or transmitted in any manner without express written permission from Microsoft Corporation. </copyright> <brandlogouri> http://dev.virtualearth.net/Branding/logo_powered_by.png </brandlogouri> <statuscode>200</statuscode> <statusdescription>OK</statusdescription> <authenticationresultcode>ValidCredentials</authenticationresultcode> <traceid> bb577d5ee8074dbea0693a0c55ae1867|CO30275838|| </traceid> <resourcesets> <resourceset> <estimatedtotal>1</estimatedtotal> <resources> <imagerymetadata> <imageurl> http://ecn.t0.tiles.virtualearth.net/tiles/a021033332000300.jpeg?g=5807 </imageurl> <imagewidth>256</imagewidth> <imageheight>256</imageheight> <zoommin>15</zoommin> <zoommax>15</zoommax> <vintagestart>2011-07-24</vintagestart> <vintageend>2016-09-24</vintageend> </imagerymetadata> </resources> </resourceset> </resourcesets> </response>

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