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Re: Spec is missing 'declination' - body's current pointing angle above horizon

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 16:04:56 +0100
Message-ID: <708552fb0810130804g1126a6d0le7b06bd982621395@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Machin, Angel, VF-ES (amachin)" <angel.machin@vodafone.com>
Cc: public-geolocation@w3.org

Hi Angel,

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Machin, Angel, VF-ES (amachin)
<angel.machin@vodafone.com> wrote:
> Hi Mathew,
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> Yes, it could be a good idea to have this additional variable that together
> with the heading could be used to calculate a 3D vector corresponding with
> the device's orientation.

The existing "heading" property refers to the velocity. It has nothing
to do with the orientation of the device, but it refers to the
velocity of the device (i.e. direction of travel). Right now, the
current API does not aim to provide device orientation information.
IMHO, that is a different topic.

All the best,
Andrei
Received on Monday, 13 October 2008 15:05:49 UTC

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