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[whatwg] Geolocation API Proposal

From: Krzysztof Żelechowski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 17:14:53 +0100
Message-ID: <1204820094.6561.2.camel@a1dmin.vola.spe.com.pl>

Dnia 05-03-2008, ?r o godzinie 23:36 -0800, Aaron Boodman pisze:
> Hi all,
> 
> We're adding an API to Google Gears that will allow an application to
> obtain (with permission) the user's current location.
> 
> Here's our current design:
> 
> http://code.google.com/p/google-gears/wiki/LocationAPI
> 
> We think there's a lot of potential for interesting applications with
> an API like this. Some examples would be recommendations for nearby
> restaurants, turn by turn directions, or city walking tours.
> 
> What do people think of adding something like this to a future version of HTML?

The intersection of this interface with HTML is empty 
and it will always be because it does not hook on anything to declare.  
It qualifies as a browser extension.

IMHO,
Chris
Received on Thursday, 6 March 2008 08:14:53 UTC

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