Re: [ia-55] Displaying user location, best practices

From: Ernest L.
Sent on: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 4:17 PM
Thanks for the responses so far. 

Hypothetical scenario:

1. User is using a mobile app that lists vegetarian-friendly stores and restaurants within a certain radius.
2. The user can either enter a location manually (using a zip, or city/state) or auto-locate using the phone's GPS.
3. The user enters their location (using either of the two options).
4. Their location updates, and they get a list of results.

So what does the updated location say? 
If they used auto-locate should it say "Current location" or should it specify where they are (and what form does that location take)?
If they entered location manually should it match the format they entered it in, or should consistently resolve to zip code or city/state? 

Hope that makes things clearer!

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