[Tutor] JS for location detection

bob gailer bgailer at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 21:43:25 CEST 2010

On 6/6/2010 2:29 PM, Gaurav Kalra wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was trying to get the user location based on 4 levels.
> 1. Try for Navigator telling the location (W3C recommendations followed)
> 2. In case the location is not available, fallback on Google Gears
> 3. Again if not available, fall back on Google Ajax API's (only for US)
> 4. Again if not available, use IP to location using Max-Mind Database
> The code that I have written is here:
> http://github.com/gvkalra/random/blob/master/static/js/map.js
> The problem I am facing:
> If the navigator supports location sharing, it will ask the user 
> whether it wants to approve or not (that's okay!). If the user says 
> NO, it is giving me the right result by falling back on 3/4 step. But, 
> in case the user approves, the results are not being populated.
> Please check the code for more details (commented inline). Any 
> suggestions ?
Your question reached the Python Tutor list. This is not the appropriate 
place for a JavsScript question.

Bob Gailer
Chapel Hill NC

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