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Question on gps info in cellphone-snapped pictures -- for short article on mobile web

From: CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 17:43:59 -0500
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Hi, I'm trying to write a short online article on mobiles and how they are something of a solution to the limited bandwidth (particularly in the third world).  I have a couple of quick questions -- hope these are not off-topic; the questions cover two different issues, so I am sending two emails.  Here's the first question:
1.  I am interested in mobiles' picture-snapping capability.  Is the .gps ever automatically included in the .exif file in the picture?  Or does the .exif normally include just the time unless you first generate a .gps location track and then matched with the time data in the .exif files? 
(The ability to snap pictures with the .gps can obviously provide very useful data; at the same time there are some privacy issues.)
(Sorry for asking a dumb question; I don't use my mobile for much; everything happens on my laptop.)
--C. E. Whitehead

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