File:Ribeirao-grande-map.jpg

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The town hall of Ribeirão Grande, Brazil, put a map, based on OpenStreetMap data, in the town entrance, and a big QR code (representing the string geo:-24.09498,-48.36436?z=19) representing its location (visible here on the openstreetmap.org website). This photo is pointing to the south.

The QR code links to the coordinates of the town: it requires that browsers or QR code readers have a registered handler for the geo: URI scheme (associated with a map application to render it). The URI scheme is formally described in the proposed standard RFC 5870, A Uniform Resource Identifier for Geographic Locations ('geo URI'), published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) on 2010-06-08.

Photos made by Edil Queiroz.

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Front-page image for week 48 of 2017 (27 Nov. – 3 Dec.).

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current15:53, 24 November 2017Thumbnail for version as of 15:53, 24 November 2017950 × 565 (138 KB)Wille (talk | contribs)The town hall of Ribeirão Grande, Brazil, put a map and a big QR code in the town entrance. The map is made based on OpenStreetMap data and the QR code links to the coordinates of the town.
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