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Re: AW: Re: "geo:" URIs

From: Andy Mabbett <andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 18:56:52 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTikgX4Dy4yz2_BcYG=ogVmBT84e2ag@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-poiwg@w3c.org
ITYM "ahead of my time".

FYI, Wikipedia has already implemented metadata markup for coordinates on
other bodies.

And I played no part (that
I'm aware of) in GML doing so.

-- 
Andy Mabbett
@pigsonthewing
http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
On Jun 28, 2011 6:20 PM, "Alexander Mayrhofer" <alexander.mayrhofer@nic.at>
wrote:
> Andy,
>
> Honestly - you were the only person ever mentioning the Moon/Mars cases -
but everybody has a hobby ;-)
>
> Alex
>
> ----- Originalnachricht -----
> Von: public-poiwg-request@w3.org <public-poiwg-request@w3.org>
> An: public-poiwg@w3c.org <public-poiwg@w3c.org>
> Gesendet: Tue Jun 28 18:41:14 2011
> Betreff: Re: "geo:" URIs
>
> On 28 June 2011 13:32, Jens de Smit <jens@layar.com> wrote:
>>> What about non-WGS84 CRSs, so that the schema is a) future-proof and
>>> b) capable of expressing PoIs on other bodies, such as  the Moon or
>>> Mars?
>>
>> Both GML and RFC5870 allow for specifying a different CRS. I don't
>> know if there is an interstellar CRS yet, but the great thing is that
>> we do not have to come up with it because we can use any CRS we want.
>
> Thanks, Jens.
>
> Yes, it is a great thing, which is why I asked for it to be included
> in RFC5870 ;-)
>
> It's important that we can refer unambiguously to, say, the locations
> of features on The Moon, or the exploratory journeys of Mars landers.
>
> I'm not familiar with GML, hence the question; it's good to know that
> it allows for other CRSs.
>
> --
> Andy Mabbett
> @pigsonthewing
> http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
>
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