Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: On Jul 24, 2012, at 11:14 AM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: [...] So I definitely believe what it.WM wants to do, to connect people with local events, has real value. And that it has value for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-25 Thread aude
On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 4:20 PM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.comwrote: 2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: On Jul 24, 2012, at 11:14 AM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: [...] So I definitely believe what it.WM wants to do, to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/25 aude aude.w...@gmail.com: There also are infoboxes and categories that people use to indicate where they live. I think this solutions has the same drawbacks of using an opt-in gadget. It could also be a preference, to make it private info. (and would be nice to get geonotices for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: [...] So I definitely believe what it.WM wants to do, to connect people with local events, has real value. And that it has value for the individual people just as much as for it.WM. strong +1. The main question is whether the benefit from being able to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-23 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/18 Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com: I know that the feature may be perceived as invasive so I would like that as many people as possible share their opinion on this and I hope that we can anyway start a discussion that will lead to an improved geolocalization system, whichever

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-23 Thread aude
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:32 PM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/7/18 Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com: I know that the feature may be perceived as invasive so I would like that as many people as possible share their opinion on this and I hope that we can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-23 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
birgitte...@yahoo.com, 23/07/2012 14:28: I am unaware of what the shortcomings of the current system are and where any improvements would be felt. This makes it a bit hard to have a firm opinion of the trade-offs involved with changing the system. So what exactly are the problems people are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-23 Thread Deryck Chan
On Jul 23, 2012 2:59 PM, Deryck Chan deryckc...@gmail.com wrote: On Jul 23, 2012 11:48 AM, aude aude.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:32 PM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/7/18 Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com: I know that the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-23 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
birgitte...@yahoo.com, 23/07/2012 19:27: On Jul 23, 2012, at 7:42 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: birgitte...@yahoo.com, 23/07/2012 14:28: I am unaware of what the shortcomings of the current system are and where any improvements would be felt. This makes it a bit hard to have a firm opinion

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-23 Thread John Vandenberg
A location gadget would be a way to start. With a gadget, it is opt-in. On Jul 23, 2012 7:43 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: birgitte...@yahoo.com, 23/07/2012 14:28: I am unaware of what the shortcomings of the current system are and where any improvements would be felt.

[Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-17 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi all, I have written a proposal for the improvement of the current geolocalization system used for the geonotice, being the current one really poor and of no use in some areas. This proposal is based on the use of the geolocalization capabilities of modern browsers. Having a more accurate