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[whatwg] input type="location" proposals

From: Kit Grose <kit@iqmultimedia.com.au>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 02:49:30 +0000
Message-ID: <340DA16C-8030-4CED-8540-478896EB20CD@iqmultimedia.com.au>
System address book, perhaps?

Cheers,

Kit Grose
User Experience + Technical Director
iQmultimedia

+61 (0)2 4260 7946

On 19/06/2010, at 12:48 PM, "Adam Shannon" <adam at ashannon.us> wrote:

> 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
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Adam Shannon
> Web Developer
> http://ashannon.us
Received on Friday, 18 June 2010 19:49:30 UTC

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