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Re: Civic Address for V2

From: Henning Schulzrinne <hgs@cs.columbia.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 13:13:17 -0400
Cc: Richard Barnes <rbarnes@bbn.com>, Alec Berntson <alecb@windows.microsoft.com>, Marc Linsner <mlinsner@cisco.com>, Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>, "public-geolocation@w3.org" <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-Id: <933BDEFF-1386-45F5-A68F-7A308CFAA628@cs.columbia.edu>
To: Doug Turner <doug.turner@gmail.com>

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> I guess I was thinking that we are not adding operators in the API  
> that allows for comparisons between Coords.  And similarly, we do  
> not want to add that to the V2 API.

There is no need for an explicit API. If the fields are well-defined,  
(case-insensitive) string comparison will do the trick. I don't see  
how you can do "friend finder"-style applications without comparing a  
friend's address to your own.

Henning
Received on Monday, 23 March 2009 17:16:16 UTC

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