[uf-discuss] Geo Elevation Data
ezods.jjc at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 12:48:31 PST 2007
On 3/13/07, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
> On Mar 13, 2007, at 12:28 PM, Jon Clausen wrote:
> > Without the 3rd dimension, mapping those points using Google earth or,
> > perhaps in the future, through Google maps, might cause the waypoint
> > to be displayed inside an object instead of at the correct elevation.
> > Hope that helps to clarify. I can certainly submit a proposal for
> > the route format
> Please follow the process:
Will do. Thanks for your help.
> You've gone through the "Why?" here, so the next step is to document
> current behavior. Who is currently publishing elevations, and how
> are they doing it? Are there any established formats for this type
> of information? After answering questions like these, we should look
> at the possibility of using existing markup standards to cover the
> information, including HTML structures and existing microformats.
> Only when we've established that existing markup standards fall short
> of solving the problem of standardizing real-world publishing should
> we start thinking about new markup. Because old markup tends to be
> adopted more readily than new markup, and adoption is what makes
> standards useful, new markup should always be a last resort.
Absolutely. I'll make sure that is all documented.
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