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From Henri Bergius <ber...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [zeta-dev] Proposal: Location component
Date Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:11:01 GMT
On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Derick Rethans <derick@apache.org> wrote:
> Additional data in OSM land are called "tags". Which can be on: nodes
> (points), ways/areas as well as on relations. I think it'd be a good
> idea to try to follow their data model, so that the points we have can
> be easily used with (or extracted from) OSM data.

Agreed, again.

> If you want to the maths, things get a lot more complicated. THen you
> need to deal with different projections and coordinate systems and
> conversions as well. I would like to see something like that, but I'd
> rather have that in an extension as it can be quite slow.

This area can be expanded quite a bit, but I'd propose starting with
functionality that practically any web application dealing with
geolocation needs.

> Derick

/Henri

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