geo-advocacy

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geo advocacy

Part of the larger microformats Advocacy effort. Adding "Geo" markup (inside hCard where appropriate) to these sites would improve their usability and ambient findability.

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routes and tracks

Sites which currently offer downloadable routes or tracks (as KML, GPX or similar files) could also offer a "view on-line" option, with the coordinates listed on a web page, marked-up with Geo (and hCard) microformats, which could then be parsed with whatever tool the user chooses.:

successes

rejections

  • geocaching.com
    • Requested via feedback form, 2007-01-27 Andy Mabbett
    • "The true benefit of this appears to be allowing sharing between sites [this] is something that GC specifically guards against so would be a major detriment. And most importantly when discussing a site or piece of software that is running smoothly, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. There just does not seem to be a benefit to GC's current plans." 2007-04-02

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