[uf-discuss] Mashup a Web page containing geo microformats with Google Earth?

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Thu Nov 2 13:06:15 PST 2006

On Nov 2, 2006, at 2:37 PM, Costello, Roger L. wrote:

> Suppose I have an ordinary HTML web page.  Embedded in the web page  
> are
> a number of geo microformats.  The web page has a link to, say, a
> Javascript file.  When the web page is loaded in a browser, the
> Javascript is automatically invoked and extracts all the geo
> Microformats, mashes them with Google Earth, and then displays a  
> Google
> Earth map on the browser screen with dots at the locations where the
> geo microformats indicated.
> For a user who doesn't want a map display, he can receive the same web
> page, but with a link to a CSS file, which displays the geo data in a
> textual form.
> Thus, the same data can be rendered in multiple different ways.
> Has anyone done this kind of thing?  Care to share how you did it?

Brian Suda has done this here:



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