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Google has open-sourced Santa Claus. Or at least the code for its online Santa Tracker. For those of you who are more “bah humbug” than “pass the eggnog”, Santa Tracker offers an online method of tracking Santa's fictional progress through the logistical chore of stuffing soon-to-be-ignored amusing plastic tat down the …

  1. Mark 85 Silver badge

    Google software engineer Ankur Kotwal expresses the “... hope that developers are inspired to make their own magical experiences.”

    Cue "Porny Claus".... probably not what they had in mind but....

  2. Francis Boyle Silver badge

    Come on, El Reg

    You know the cola thing ain't true.

    1. fandom

      Re: Come on, El Reg

      Yeah, this article feels like someone repeatedly got coal in his stocking.

      I wonder why.

      1. TonyJ Silver badge

        Re: Come on, El Reg

        Definitely more than a hint of bah humbug from the author!

  3. Bob Wheeler

    a fictional fatty?

    Say it ain't ture!!!!!!!!!!

    1. Santa from Exeter
      Happy

      Re: a fictional fatty?

      It ain't ture!!!!!!! ( or true even)

      {(-:)>

    2. Captain DaFt

      Re: a fictional fatty?

      "Say it ain't ture!!!!!!!!!!"

      Calm down, but it isn't true, he's actually quite svelte:

      http://harlanellison.com/review/beast.htm#Santa

  4. Brad Ackerman
    Alert

    On every corner there's a giant metal Santa Claus

    Does this mean that Google Fiber will be expanding to Chiron Beta Prime soon?

  5. TheDillinquent

    interactive North Pole village?

    Doesn't Father Christmas live in Lapland?

    http://www.santaclausvillage.info

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