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Re: POI data model examples serialized as JSON, XML, HTML5 & KML

From: Alex Hill <ahill@gatech.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 20:48:42 -0400
Cc: "roBman@mob-labs.com" <roBman@mob-labs.com>, "public-poiwg@w3.org" <public-poiwg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <942CB1C7-DE75-4532-B897-8F7C96CB9984@gatech.edu>
To: "Seiler, Karl" <karl.seiler@navteq.com>

On Sep 29, 2011, at 2:54 PM, Seiler, Karl wrote:

> I think we should inherit the use of the TimeSpan and TimeStamp primitives.
> TimeStamp for lastUpdated
> TimeSpan for start and end of the POI

KML features have either a TimeStamp or a TimeSpan.
Since the begin and end times are of some value in Google Earth one would probably want to add "updated" in as meta-data.

> However, I still do not know how we can use what we have so far to create a usable hours-of-operations attribute block.
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> From: public-poiwg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-poiwg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Rob Manson
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> Subject: Re: POI data model examples serialised as JSON, XML, HTML5 & KML
> Hey Alex,
>> There is a TimeSpan element in KML that allows a begin and end time:
>> http://code.google.com/apis/kml/documentation/kmlreference.html#timespan
> This would definitely work as native kml synonyms for pois:start
> (TimeSpan begin) and pois:end (TimeSpan end).
> Any ideas for created/updated?  KML has <Create> and <Update> but I
> think these have a very different meaning 8/
>> KML has key value pairs through the ExtendedData element:
>> http://code.google.com/apis/kml/documentation/kmlreference.html#extendeddata
> Yep...but that's definitely not the same as adding custom attributes
> within existing elements.  So using namespaced elements is about the
> same verbosity level.  They would be a good alternative to namespacing
> in general for kml though.
> BTW: I've updated the kml in my draft example02 to remove the atom
> namespace usage and to just rely on the kml native "name" element as a
> synonym for pois:label.  I think kml was the only example that really
> was a bit of a mishmash and this is a bit more tidy now 8)
> roBman
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Alex Hill Ph.D.
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