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RE: Geolocation API with support of GPS receiver installed on board

From: Tatham Oddie <tatham@oddie.com.au>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 10:47:35 -0400
To: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>, Ruslan Budnik <Budnik@spiritdsp.com>
CC: "public-geolocation@w3.org" <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8F713F6B2CE37349BBD122288FBD015401B76A279B@MBX02.netplexity.local>
Firefox supports GPSD on Linux too.

Even the Windows install includes the code for it for some reason:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\components\GPSDGeolocationProvider.js


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-----Original Message-----
From: public-geolocation-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-geolocation-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Andrei Popescu
Sent: Tuesday, 6 July 2010 12:46 AM
To: Ruslan Budnik
Cc: public-geolocation@w3.org
Subject: Re: Geolocation API with support of GPS receiver installed on board

Hi,


On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 10:42 AM, Ruslan Budnik <Budnik@spiritdsp.com> wrote:
> Dear Andrei,
>
>
>
> Would you be so kind to let we know does anybody have realization if 
> Geolocation API with support of GPS receiver installed on board 
> (inside the notebook)?
>

I am only aware of one implementation: Chrome makes use of gpsd
(http://gpsd.berlios.de/) on Linux. There may be other implementations but I
don't know about them.

All the best,
Andrei



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