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Re: V2 Discussion

From: Greg Bolsinga <bolsinga@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 09:32:05 -0800
Cc: Doug Turner <doug.turner@gmail.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D9D767B5-C6ED-415C-A8E9-5CEDEF028AC4@apple.com>
To: Aza <aza@mozilla.com>

On Nov 14, 2008, at 1:03 AM, Aza wrote:

> The prevalent use case for civic addresses is showing the user's  
> current location in textual form.
>
> Lat/long is not particularly human readable, and there are many  
> times you do not want to use a map-based representation. For  
> instance, Twitter, Pownce, and Facebook have mentioned that they'd  
> like to have the users location (generally at city/zip-code level)  
> included as meta information in the one-line user updates. Lat/long  
> isn't good UX, and it has to be text.

+1

Aza, I don't see your messages get through to the public-geolocation  
list for some reason. Any idea why?

Thanks,
-- Greg
Received on Friday, 14 November 2008 17:32:47 GMT

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