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Maps For HTML Community Group

The Maps in HTML Community Group seeks to establish at least one hypermedia type which can be considered to be consumed by a (new) "map" element for HTML. Follow-on from Bar Camp at #lgd14. The objective will be to define a hypermedia type which can be linked to from a hypothetical (but prototyped in Web Components) "map" or (geo-map for Web Components) element which will provide simple mashup capabilities and user interface.

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The Maps in HTML Community Group seeks to establish at least one hypermedia type which can be considered to be consumed by a (new) “map” element for HTML. Follow-on from Bar Camp at #lgd14. The objective will be to define a hypermedia type which can be linked to from a hypothetical (but prototyped in Web Components) “map” or (geo-map for Web Components) element which will provide simple mashup capabilities and user interface.


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This is a community initiative. This group was originally proposed on 2014-03-06 by Peter Rushforth. The following people supported its creation: Peter Rushforth, Alistair Phillips, Philippe Duchesne, Ethan Dagner, Andrea Perego. W3C’s hosting of this group does not imply endorsement of its activities.

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