RE: Forward/backward compatibility

On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Thomson, Martin wrote:
> How does a wired device get location information?  This is easy - 
> manually.

Good lord no. They'd use a system like SkyHook, or approximate the 
location based on the machine's IP. The whole point is to avoid asking the 
user stuff like this.

Browsers aren't going to be implementing complex geographic location 
configuration mechanisms, let's face it.

Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

Received on Thursday, 13 November 2008 23:43:44 UTC