[uf-discuss] geo shorthand in anchor

Tantek Çelik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Mon Feb 8 13:31:09 PST 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 6:01 AM, Sarven Capadisli <info at csarven.ca> wrote:
> I've noted my observations on your observations
> http://microformats.org/wiki/index.php?title=geo-brainstorming&diff=41657&oldid=41586

Thanks Sarven, you raised some good questions - I've followed up on
the wiki as well.

> I see two things there:
> 1. changing the problem i.e., intended visible readable text content

In general we should seek to make content more visible when possible.

> 2. "45.5140800" and "-73.6111000" as text values is no more human
> readable and listenable than as "45.5140800;-73.6111000" title value.

But that's not the exact comparison of the renderings, leaving out the
key difference, the labels:

lat:45.5140800; long:-73.6111000

which is then more readable/listenable/understandable than a pair of
semicolon separated numbers. it may not be perfect, but it is an



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