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Re: Best Way to Extend the Geo Vocabulary to include an "error" or "extent" radius in meters

From: Peter DeVries <pete.devries@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 20:53:07 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTikZJ6UZbTkNHMtvg72sgPvW9nPVZu5h5RK0003=@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Thanks Bernard,

I will try that! :-)

- Pete

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Bernard Vatant
<bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>wrote:

> Hi Peter
>
> Something like the example below, but I suspect that this might not make it
>> a real geo:Point?
>>
>
> barely. The old maths teacher in me frowns at points having a radius :)
>
>
>>   <geo:Point>
>>     <geo:lat>55.701</geo:lat>
>>     <geo:long>12.552</geo:long>
>>     <dwc:radius>10</dwc:radius>
>>   </geo:Point>
>>
>
> What about something as the following, since the radius is not really a
> property of the point ...
>
> <geo:Area>
>     <geo:center>
>
>         <geo:Point>
>             <geo:lat>55.701</geo:lat>
>             <geo:long>12.552</geo:long>
>         </geo:Point>
>     </geo:center>
>
>     <dwc:radius>10</dwc:radius>
> </geo:Area>
>
> namespaces ad libitum of course
>
> Cheers
>
> Bernard
>
>
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