[Mass-Market-GEO] [Kml-tech] Fwd: Another KML Change Request Received

Michael Jones mtj at google.com
Mon May 24 21:05:02 EDT 2010


Nanoseconds are not fine enough for particle tracks. That's about 30cm
per minimum representable time interval...

...just saying...

On Monday, May 24, 2010, Michael Ashbridge <mashbridge at google.com> wrote:
> The author of the CR replied to me and confirmed that it was a simple mis-reading of the spec.
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> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Carl Reed <creed at opengeospatial.org> wrote:
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> Dear Group
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> The OGC has received a KML Change Request (ID 87). The CR will be processed
> by staff and published to the Public CR page and to OGC Pending Documents.
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> A synopsis of the suggested change is:
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> The work I am doing with KML would benefit from the ability to
> timestamp content in increments of less than a second, since the
> information I wish to represent on the model changes more than once
> per second.
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> Since I would benefit greatly from this change, other people and
> groups probably would, too.  There are numerous potential uses of KML
> content that would be inconvenienced by the inability to differentiate
> events that occurred during the same second, but not at the same time.
> Regards
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> Carl Reed, PhD
> CTO and Executive Director Specification
> Program
> OGC
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