http://dev.w3.org/geo/api/spec-source.html

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 11:46 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
<zzn...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Actually, the "native" Twitter web page does use your IP address to
> geolocate. I haven't been able to make it work yet with Chrome, and I
> haven't tried it on Windows with IE8, but on Linux, with Firefox 3.6,
> Twitter "asks the browser" to determine location. Firefox does it thusly:
>
> http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/geolocation/
>
> Curiously enough, I haven't found where Firefox announces what it has
> figured out for your location to you. I saw the menu that *Twitter* had of
> possible locations, but I didn't see anything in *Firefox* with that list!
> It must be there, but I haven't found it.
>
>
> --
> M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
> borasky-research.net/m-edward-ed-borasky/
>
> "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." ~ Paul
> Erdos
>
>
>
>
>
> Quoting Zac Bowling <zbowl...@gmail.com>:
>
>  The user's IP isn't available. Would be a huge security and privacy issue.
>>
>> However location is possible using the new geo features. It's opt in and
>> it
>> requires the user use client that supports sending location data, but the
>> accuracy is far greater then any kind of geo-ip lookup could offer.
>>
>> Zac Bowling
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 7:08 PM, PRAVEEN KUMAR  <erpraveen2...@gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>>  Hi All,
>>>
>>> I want to get IP address of user based on the last tweet sent by him.
>>> Message may be sent from machine or from mobile but in both the cases
>>> whatever IP he has used I need that in my application to find out
>>> user's current location.
>>>
>>> Please help me in getting this detail.Which API function can solve my
>>> problem ?
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>> (Praveen Kumar)
>>>
>>>
>>
>


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