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tweaked README again

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1 1 A binary shapefile loader and canvas-based renderer, for javascript. Many caveats:
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3 3 Seems best in Safari... times out in IE and in Firefox 3.5 with large files.
  4 +Does the dumbest thing possible and reads entire shp and dbf files in one go..
4 5 Error checking is strange (needs testing with more known-good files).
5 6 Manually increments byte array offsets instead of being smart.
6 7 Implies that it's a good idea to load large binary files over the network.
7   -Doesn't do anything apart from proof of concept.
  8 +Doesn't do anything much apart from proof of concept.
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9 10 http://www.nihilogic.dk/labs/binaryajax/binaryajax.js is used for loading binary data via XMLHttpRequest
10 11 http://code.google.com/p/vanrijkom-flashlibs/ was ported to js from actionscript
@@ -12,10 +13,9 @@ http://code.google.com/p/explorercanvas/ is used for IE support
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13 14 binaryajax.js is under MPL and was extended to support parsing doubles
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15   -shapefile.js is such a close port of the vanrijkom-libs code that it must be LGPL v2 as well
  16 +dbf.js and shapefile.js are close relatives of the vanrijkom-libs code and as such are LGPL v2 as well
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17 18 excanvas.js is under Apache License 2.0
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19   -sfzipcodes.shp is from http://datasf.org/story.php?title=sf-zip-codes- (not sure about license)
20   -world_borders.shp is from http://thematicmapping.org/downloads/world_borders.php licensed CC-BY-SA 3.0
  20 +world borders shapefile is from http://thematicmapping.org/downloads/world_borders.php licensed CC-BY-SA 3.0
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