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[aprssig] conveying map view

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Thu Sep 23 18:10:52 UTC 2004


On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, William McKeehan wrote:

> For an event, I envision having several "standard" views of the event. It
> would be nice to send a message "if you look at view X..." to have
> participants "see" the same thing that you are looking at. Having to search
> the area for the "view X" object in order to click on it to activate it does
> not sound very user friendly. Having a list of published views would make it
> much easier to find and switch to the requested view.
>
> Maybe this information is published as an object as has been described here
> (with an EYEBALL and RNG), requiring minimal modification to the spec, but
> have these views presented in a list.

Just parse those sorts of objects out into a separate list as they
are received, then present the user with that list, so that they
don't have to find the objects by hand.  That way you could use
either method to get to the map view.

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