schuyler at oreilly.com
Mon Aug 4 16:35:57 PDT 2003
On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, Anselm Hook wrote:
> Although... I doubt you're going to hear people say "Hey meet me at
> -27.1167 lat, -109.3667 long". Seems like users are going to use
> placenames as mnemonics... varying as per degree of common knowledge.
> Dav mentioned the idea of creating publically maintained placename
> databases... not dissimilar from the role DNS plays.
You could start by seeding it with the USGS GNIS database.
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