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Bug#195481: fragmented location info: hassle for users especially mobile ones

On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 03:35:05PM -0600, Barak Pearlmutter wrote:

> In other words, when I move my laptop I should be able to put in the
> new lat/long and, assuming everything else is set up to default, all
> these other things should be filled in with their most probably
> values.  Eg the nearest ICAO station, the most popular language in
> the location I'm in, the size of paper they use there, etc.

Defaults should be reasonable, and not kick the user. While it is
reasonable to assume the user will want weather forecasts for hir
current location, a laptop that starts speaking Mongolian to me when I
do a trip to Oulan-Bator certainly doesn't look user-friendly to me.


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