February 7, 2005

Microsoft Seeks Latitude/Longitude Patent

Slashdot discussion Microsoft's recent PTO office application for compact text encoding of latitude/longitude coordinates, in which the software giant explains how a floating-point number can also be represented as a less-precise integer that's displayed in base-30 notation! Posted by James Zellmer at February 7, 2005 1:36 PM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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