[talk-ph] GPS co-ordinates on Vcard

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 03:30:17 GMT 2011

There is a spec for attaching location in html:

see also: http://geourl.org/

vcard has also added the GEO spec:

There is also a firefox extension that can read the geolocation in
html.  It should be easy to create a firefox extension to open an OSM
map parsing the location from the html.

On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Jim Morgan <jim at datalude.com> wrote:
> Just a random thought ...
> It struck me that a very useful application for restaurants, bars etc, would be to put their Lat/Long co-ordinates on a webpage, in a format that would allow them to be imported into people's GPS units. In the same way as Vcard allows you to do with addresses.
> Any ideas on how this might happen? Perhaps this is more suited to the main OSM list.
> Jim
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