Re: Geolocation header

> I was thinking off the top of my head, the removal of JavaScript presents
> some opportunity for User Agents to make use of a feature that they’ve not
> had yet.
> not really, because, there is nearly not any site which has NO JS ...
> That is not true. Even sites that support JS, provide experiences with no
JS to optimize bandwidth.
The cost of sending down JS to use the geolocation API is much higher than
a header-based solution.

> to have big data bigger then ever is not the goal ..., think of the end
> user

More data is not the goal. Any site can already get the same data through
JS API if they have permissions.
Exactly because of the end user, a header-based solution reduces data usage
and latency.

Received on Friday, 4 August 2017 14:48:15 UTC