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Re: Geographic tagging of HTML pages - draft-daviel-html-geo-tag-00.txt

From: Daniel Hiester <alatus@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 19:10:01 -0700
Message-ID: <004101be861b$ea89f020$861eb3d1@alatus>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
It is impossible to map out the space coordinet of any planet, including
Earth, for the simple reason that they revolve around Sol, in an
elipsically-shaped orbit. Their coordinets are always changing. Their
distance from Sol is also frequently changing. It would not even work to say
that Mars has a "planet index" of Sol4, and Earth a planet index of Sol3,
because Pluto and Neptune do alternate their positions in distance from Sol.

It's fun to think about such things, but another loophole would be
non-geographical content. Poetry, for example. If someone just wanted to
publish a collection of poetry, that really has no geographic location. No
system's perfect. :)

Daniel [inanis (edf)]

ps thanks for the fun opportunity to play out the role of "sci-fi geek" for
a few minutes... been fun! :)
Received on Tuesday, 13 April 1999 22:06:36 UTC

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