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[whatwg] input type="location" proposals

From: Adam Shannon <adam@ashannon.us>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 21:47:56 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTikuZp7SOIWLn9iK8Pw0eeGxqJg8a-a7nMjeNrpv@mail.gmail.com>
How would the "browser" assist you?  Would you start to type in "new
yor" and it would drop down a list giving you options?

How will browsers get the list (and future) lists which have to be
customized to the input?  Remote listing?  Buit-in database?



On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 12:20, Eitan Adler <lists at eitanadler.com> wrote:
> Two separate use cases
> 1) For entry of locations into something like Google Maps or MapQuest.
> In this case the form should look as it does now (a text box) but
> browsers would be able to assist you in entering locations like it can
> for for emails.
> 2) For entry of Lat/Long coordinates which can be entered either
> manually or with some kind of map like interface.
>
> These are two separate proposals and I both could co-exist one as
> type="location" and the other as type="gps"
>
> --
> Eitan Adler
>



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