[wp-hackers] Re: Place, Geotagging
mikeschinkel at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 23:53:33 GMT 2008
There's no real need for the GeoURL stuff, just selection of proper
metatdata and terms and incorporation as a WordPress Plugin at first, and
then hopefully inclusion in the core once the kinks are worked out. Keeping
a list of sites and scraping the metadata would be trivial.
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Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 5:18 PM
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Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Re: Place, Geotagging
That being said, after reading the GeoURL site properly, it's all open
source anyway - so it should stay that way. Perhaps a site redesign though
On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 9:59 PM, Alex Hempton-Smith <
hempsworth at googlemail.com> wrote:
> If a true Web 2.0 service was developer for this, GeoURL looks
> promising but isn't too pretty (and doesn't look like it offers
> GeoTagging of an entire blog and specific posts - the current meta
> tags would conflict), I can see it something Automattic would buy up.
> Gravatar, IntenseDebate and now PollDaddy are services which feed into
> the blogging community - a really good solution for GeoTagging would
> be another one of those services.
> -- Alex
> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 9:52 PM, Alex Dunae <alex at dunae.ca> wrote:
>> > There would be real benefit for a defacto-standard method to
>> > emerge. WP
>> > enough market-share to start seeing that happen.
>> There already seems to be a de facto standard for geo-tagging entire
>> sites: the GeoURL ICBM Address Server. They use a simple meta tag
>> and I've seen it all over the web.
>> See http://geourl.org/
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