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From Henri Bergius <ber...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [zeta-dev] Proposal: Location component
Date Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:08:27 GMT
Hi,

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 4:05 PM, Derick Rethans <derick@apache.org> wrote:
> You surely would like to call this a "point" instead? Also, are you
> thinking of only doing WGS-84 here?

WGS-84 only for now. But agreed, Point makes more sense.

> "Bounding box at a radius" ... that doesn't make sense. A box is not a
> circle :P

True, not the best wording there. The edges of the bbox are at the end
of the radius.

> All of those services provide information in a slightly different way
> though. Especially with admin-levels. There ought to be an abstraction
> for this.

Certainly.

> - Obtaining the location through Google's geolocation services:
>  http://talks.php.net/show/maps-afup10/18 and
>  http://talks.php.net/show/maps-ipc10/22 (by providing ssid/mac
>  addresses).
> - Skyhook also provides an interface.

Sure, why not. Maybe not in the initial version but would make sense
to add. There are some special scenarios where talking to GeoClue
would also make sense.

> Derick

/Henri

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