[jdev] XEP-0080: adding location source information

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Feb 16 19:37:10 CST 2010


On 2/16/10 6:36 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 2/16/10 11:14 AM, Ilya Braude wrote:
>>
>> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> On 2/13/10 7:03 AM, Tuomas Koski wrote:
>>>> On 10 February 2010 22:44, Ilya Braude <ilya at drakontas.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> In the end we would have something like this, right? :
>>>>
>>>> <geoloc xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/geoloc' xml:lang='en'>
>>>>  <source>GPS</source>
>>>>  <lat>45.44</lat>
>>>>  <lon>12.33</lon>
>>>> </geoloc>
>>>> <geoloc xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/geoloc' xml:lang='en'>
>>>>  <source>Open Street Map</source>
>>>>  <text>Marcon, Venezia, Veneto, Italy</text>
>>>>  <country>Italy</country>
>>>> </geoloc>
>>>>     
>>>
>>> Do we have two things here, a source type (e.g., GPS) and the name of
>>> the provider?
>>>   
>>
>> That's a good point.  For example if a user is using geode to generate
>> lat/lon based on visible wifi access points, we could have something like:
>>
>> <geoloc xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/geoloc' xml:lang='en'>
>> <source>wifi</source>
>> <provider>geode</provider>
>> ...
>> </geoloc>
>>
>>
>> Otherwise, placing 'geode' in the source element would mask the actual
>> location source.
>>
>> Same thing for other providers like Fire Eagle, etc.
> 
> That's how it seems to me. :)

Now, who wants to submit a patch for XEP-0080 or bring this up on the
standards at xmpp.org list?



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