[Geowanking] Location encodings, URL schemes
andy at hexten.net
Thu Feb 17 14:55:27 PST 2005
On 17 Feb 2005, at 22:43, Martin May wrote:
> Doesn't sound like a crap idea to me :) I would think that this has
> been discussed before, too, but I can't find any references to it.
> I think that you should go ahead and build a prototype for it (a
> Firefox extension maybe?).
Yup, good plan. Moving house this weekend so it'll be next week but I
guess it shouldn't take long.
> Shouldn't be too difficult. It could have a configuration dialogue
> that lets you specify what to do with the lat/long (fire up external
> up and pass in parameters, or go to a URL with the lat/long in the
> query string). The hard part will be getting people to use it.
> Standardizing it might help, so maybe you should do a write-up and
> submit it to the W3C?
I'll do some proof of concept work on it and release that to anyone
who's interested and then after we've kicked it around for a bit we can
decide whether we like it or not and then maybe I'll push it a bit
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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