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Re: Verizon Wireless

From: Doug Turner <dougt@dougt.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 20:07:28 -0800
Cc: <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-Id: <23993F1D-030A-4360-9BCD-F4607DE517AF@dougt.org>
To: Robert.Loryea@VerizonWireless.com
Hi Rob,

This has nothing to do with the specification and has everything to do with the implementation.  One of the main goals of this specification, and to a large part API design in general, is to hide users (in our case, web content authors) from worrying about details such as how position data is obtained.

You may want to investigate how the device acquires position data on Verizon Wireless.

Regards,
Doug



On Feb 15, 2010, at 11:58 AM, Robert.Loryea@VerizonWireless.com wrote:

> We have a client that is testing this Geolocation API Specification with multiple wireless carriers.   It appears to be working successfully except for on Verizon Wireless Smartphones (PDA's).   They are accessing this site to capture latitude and longitude from the device… http://ch9.us/gps
> 
> Can you enlighten me as to what the difference my be with Verizon Wireless and if the scripting needs to be changed slightly so that it will work with Verizon Wireless?
> 
> Thank you, 
> -Rob  
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> Robert S Loryea Jr
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