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

Simon Cox simon.cox at jrc.ec.europa.eu
Tue May 25 09:37:54 EDT 2010

Wow - this is a very catholic view of the 'mass market'! 

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ial.org] On Behalf Of Michael Jones
Sent: Tuesday, 25 May 2010 03:05
To: Michael Ashbridge
Cc: Mass Market Geo
Subject: Re: [Mass-Market-GEO] [Kml-tech] Fwd: Another KML Change

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.
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Carl Reed <creed at opengeospatial.org>
> Dear Group
> 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
> A synopsis of the suggested change is:
> 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.
> 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
> Carl Reed, PhD
> CTO and Executive Director Specification Program OGC
> The OGC: Helping the World to Communicate Geographically
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