[uf-discuss] geo in Firefox 3 (as: Microformats gets strong
showing in Firefox 3 UI)
timber at lava.net
Thu Jun 7 14:00:30 PDT 2007
It would be nice though, to be able to take something marked up with
geo and have it generate KML and get handed off to Google Earth or to
have it open up Google Maps (with the web-app content handler stuff in
the WHATWG webapp proposal).
On Jun 7, 2007, at 11:04 AM, Mike Kaply wrote:
> The problem with geo is that it is horrible to show in a UI. The
> microformat only specifies a lat/long (no title) and there is no
> guarantee there is anything interesting to show in the UI.
> For a typical end user, geo just doesn't make a lot of sense. It's a
> "geek" feature.
> You will be able to add geo support similar to how Operator works,
> with a user script.
> On 6/7/07, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
>> In message
>> <e06e0e0b0706050727g51c51960y95f62c3d4e5e97ba at mail.gmail.com>, Mike
>> Kaply <microformats at kaply.com> writes
>> >> One last thing, are there any thoughts on which microformats
>> would be
>> >> supported by the Firefox UI? Would it be all of them? Maybe it
>> >> only be those that are specs and not drafts?
>> >Yes. At this point it will probably be hCard, hCalendar, Address and
>> >maybe geo.
>> Why only "maybe" geo? I think there is a strong case for including
>> especially once KML and GPX export are available.
>> Where is this being discussed, and how is it best to make one's views
>> known, or to "vote"?
>> Andy Mabbett
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