[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress Trac] #5496: Friends/Members near me

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Mon Mar 31 16:10:29 UTC 2014

#5496: Friends/Members near me
 Reporter:  sooskriszta  |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Members      |     Version:
 Severity:  normal       |  Resolution:
 Keywords:               |

Comment (by sooskriszta):

 Replying to [comment:2 boonebgorges]:
 > - We'd likely need to use an external service for converting natural
 language locations ("10010", "NYC", "New York, NY, USA") to lat/long.

 True. Google Maps is pretty robust and reliable but still an external

 > - I'd imagine we'd want to have some "fuzziness" operators, where one
 could enter one's general location, but not exact address (for privacy

 This will probably connect with an address field type with granular
 privacy settings.

 I think this is not an are we should worry about. Google Maps has a fairly
 sophisticated system which we can piggyback on (in case we decide to use
 Google Maps, that is)

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5496#comment:3>
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