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Re: renaming enableHighAccuracy

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 13:09:38 +0100
Message-ID: <708552fb0904030509w40e841f0wf5a8acdef064fb84@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Thomson, Martin" <Martin.Thomson@andrew.com>
Cc: "Allan Thomson (althomso)" <althomso@cisco.com>, Angel Machín <angel.machin@gmail.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Hi Martin,

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 5:21 AM, Thomson, Martin
<Martin.Thomson@andrew.com> wrote:
> I've said it before...
>
> It seems like Apple have the right level of abstraction.  Specify what result you are looking for and let the device manage the details.  CLLocationAccuracy is a double, in metres.  No need for any secret understanding of what distinguishes 'true' from 'false'.  Just a nice, clear, easy to understand semantic defined in terms that can easily be related to the application.
>

I feel like we're going in circles here. This has been discussed
before and the counter-arguments are nicely explained in the second
thread mentioned at

http://dev.w3.org/geo/api/spec-source.html#high-accuracy

Thanks,
Andrei
Received on Friday, 3 April 2009 12:10:16 GMT

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