[uf-discuss] Geo Elevation Data

Alexander Graf alexander.graf at deri.org
Tue Mar 20 07:38:41 PST 2007

On 20.03.2007, at 14:25, Scott Reynen wrote:

> On Mar 20, 2007, at 6:57 AM, Alexander Graf wrote:
>> We don't know the land height though. Several people are already  
>> publishing
>> waypoints with altitude information, as, for example, here:
>> 	http://gpsnepal.com/waypoint.php?trek=everest
>> Note how he specifies that the altitude is given in meters? Others  
>> publish the
>> altitude in feet. So it's not what I THINK, it's what is ACTUALLY  
>> being published.
> But is it actually being published widely enough to be considered  
> an established standard we can model?  We can't determine that from  
> one or two examples.  Per the process, please document a wide  
> variety of such examples in the wiki, so we can keep everyone on  
> the same page and avoid wasting our time with speculation about  
> what might be standard publishing behavior.  Even if you've  
> personally seen all of these examples, no one else has, and  
> microformats require community consensus.

http://gpsnepal.com/waypoint.php?trek=everest (or any other treks)

just as an example... I'm sure I'll find more...

- Alex

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