[Standards] Multiple location sources in XEP-0080

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Apr 14 01:20:59 UTC 2011


Shockingly I'm replying to a message that's over a year old. :(

Ilya, are you still interested in this feature? I'd be happy to
incorporate your patch.

/psa

On 4/8/10 8:02 PM, Ilya Braude wrote:
> There has been some discussion on the jdev list [1] about adding
> 'source' and 'provider' fields to the <geoloc> element of XEP-0080 in
> order to be able to specify multiple location sources for a single entity.
> 
> The 'source' specifies the origin of the location information, and the
> 'provider' specifies the mechanism by which the geolocation information
> is computed.
> 
> For example, the following XML segment shows a user's GPS location
> coming from Mozilla's Geode:
> 
> <geoloc xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/geoloc' xml:lang='en'>
>  <source>gps</source>
>  <provider>Geode</provider>
>  <lat>45.44</lat>
>  <lon>12.33</lon>
> </geoloc>
> 
> 
> Attached is a patch that adds these fields and their descriptions.
> 
> 
> Ilya
> 
> 
> [1] http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/jdev/2010-February/088083.html
> 


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