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Re: Proposal to work on Geolocation

From: Arun Ranganathan <aranganathan@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 13:57:27 -0700 (PDT)
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org, chaals@opera.com
Message-ID: <149626.139211211921847291.JavaMail.root@cm-mail02.mozilla.org>

Ian said:

>Google would like to volunteer some resources to work on a specification 
>to provide a Geolocation API for the Web platform. Does anyone on the 
>working group think we should not work on this? If not, please consider 
>this a formal proposal from us to adopt a Geolocation API as a work item. 
>Since we need broad working group agreement to add a work item, I propose 
>that we set a deadline of June 4th for dissent, though as Chaals always 
>says, positive assent would be preferred. :-) Chaals, could you do the 
>honours of making this formal? Thanks!

Consider this positive assent from Mozilla :)  We're interested in this work item, and would like to see if our proposal[1] can be a clean subset of the Google proposal.  Mozilla also volunteers resources to work on it.

-- A*
[1] http://azarask.in/blog/post/firefox-geolocation-js-library/
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