[OSM-talk] What3words

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Wed Jul 13 10:10:29 UTC 2016


On 07/13/2016 11:35 AM, Colin Smale wrote:
> I disagree with this... They are not trying to replace / fix up lat/lon,
> they are providing a lingua franca for people to use when communicating.
> It's an alternate form of address, not an alternate form of location.

No. It is a core element of W3W marketing to call their system an
"addressing system", but it has virtually none of the properties that an
addressing system has. W3W is a coordinate system, not an addressing system.


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