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POI Core Strawman: ISSUE-19: How should we represent points?

From: Matt Womer <mdw@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 20:48:31 -0400
Message-Id: <8D7C1043-4025-48D0-AE9C-C0D6636D8CBF@w3.org>
Cc: public-poiwg W3C <public-poiwg@w3.org>
To: Raj Singh <rsingh@opengeospatial.org>
Hi Raj,

You wrote:
> CHANGE:
> <route>
> 	<point order="0" latitude="42.360890561289295" longitude="-71.09139204025269"/>
> 	<point order="1" latitude="42.361176" longitude="-71.09018"/>
> 	<point order="2" latitude="42.36272976137689" longitude="-71.09049081802368"/>
> 	<point order="3" latitude="42.36318955298668" longitude="-71.09677791595459"/>
> 	<point order="4" latitude="42.363617631805496" longitude="-71.10156297683716"/>
> </route>
> 
> TO:
> <gml:LineString>
> 	<gml:posList>
> 		42.360890561289295 -71.09139204025269 42.361176 -71.09018 42.36272976137689 -71.09049081802368 ...
> 	</gml:posList>
> </gml:LineString>

This example could be a solution to ISSUE-36 [1], but it also brings up another issue:

How do we want to represent coordinates?  Tag with explicit attributes?  Tags for each dimension?  One tag with a string of ordered digits?

This is tracked as ISSUE-19 [2].


-M

[1]http://www.w3.org/2010/POI/track/issues/36

[2] http://www.w3.org/2010/POI/track/issues/19
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