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Re: Geolocation API

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 18:58:45 +0200
To: "Andrei Popescu" <andreip@google.com>, "Shyam Habarakada" <shyamh@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-geolocation@w3c.org" <public-geolocation@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <op.uchqr7ym64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 09 Jun 2008 17:21:58 +0200, Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>  
wrote:
>>    3.2 An alternative is to expose GeoLocation as a property of the  
>> navigator object.
>
> That's true, although I personally feel that the navigator object is
> meant to hold a collection of properties that are specific to the Web
> browser itself (such as version number, installed plugins, UA string,
> etc). Geolocation is somewhat orthogonal to all this. What do you
> think?

Then again, navigator also tells you something about the state of the  
user/user agent through navigator.onLine. You could argue the location of  
the user is somehow an extension to this.


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Anne van Kesteren
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