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Re: what is a position?

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 11:46:29 +0900
Message-Id: <4E7E7250-B052-4679-85B6-2030D6D1984C@w3.org>
To: public-geolocation@w3.org


Le 26 juin 2008 à 11:42, Aaron Boodman a écrit :
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 7:40 PM, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 1:14 AM, Charles McCathieNevile
>> <chaals@opera.com> wrote:
>>> Indeed. Most of the work I have done on geo systems has been in  
>>> the context
>>> of global travel - the applications are far more tied to "who  
>>> lives here,
>>> and what are the top 10 sights or events in this city that are  
>>> interesting
>>> to me than they are to the "where is the nearest open bart" level  
>>> of detail.
>>
>> For people unfamiliar w/ the San Francisco bay area, Bart is the
>> subway (Metro) service [Bay Area Rapid Transit].
>
> I assumed it was a mispelling of "bar", which seems like a more
> important use case.

sweet :)) the perfect example of name resolutions with human typo. You  
wanted to have a beer with chaals and you end up in the SF subway.  
Geolocation is not healthy. :)


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