[jdev] XEP-0080: adding location source information
stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Apr 2 15:37:50 CDT 2010
On 2/23/10 9:03 AM, Kyle Usbeck wrote:
> I very strongly support the addition of "source" and "provider"
> information to the geoloc spec,
Great. Patches welcome. :)
> but their addition means that we might
> also have to modify the way we represent "stop commands." According to
> In order to indicate that the user is no longer publishing any
> location information, the user's client shall send an empty
> <geoloc/> element, which can be considered a "stop command" for
> Example Use Case: Transmit a "stop command" for a WIFI source, but
> continue sending information from a GPS source.
The stop command indicates that the entity has stopped all publishing of
geolocation data from all sources and providers.
> The options are 1) include "source" and "provider" as optional
> attributes of the <geoloc/> element, or 2) alter the representation of
> the stop command.
> By including the "source" and "provider" as optional attributes of
> <geoloc/>, we can continue using an empty <geoloc/> as a stop command:
> I prefer, though, altering the representation by adding an explicit
> termination, such as the type='stop' below:
> Are there any other options that I'm missing?
Why do you need to indicate that you are stopping publication from a
particular source or provider? Is there a use case for that feature?
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