Think of the mathematics coordinate system of X, Y   [ longitude,
latitude ]


On Aug 13, 9:55 am, Dan <dansinger...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Why is it that in most of the API, geo-co-ordinates are represented as
> lat,long?
>
> e.g.http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/show/21059379505.json
>
> ...geo":{"type":"Point","coordinates":[44.6994873,-73.4529124]}...
> (like most of the world does it)
>
> but in the places API it is long,lat?
>
> e.g.
>
> http://api.twitter.com/1/geo/id/881e03b2b43d3810.json
>
> {"geometry":{"type":"Point","coordinates":[-73.452852,44.698943]}...
>
> This is very confusing!
>
> Cheers
>
> Dan

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