public access point database

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at
Tue Jul 3 13:28:53 CEST 2007

Dylan McCall wrote:

There is another aspect.
For example, I might be happy to be visible to other phone users in 
50-100m, and my friends.
I certainly do not want to be locatable by a random person over the 

This does imply some sort of server, to which I upload my position, and 
will push to me information about any nearby phones.

Also that publishes public key encrypted position, which anyone can 

A static database simply can't really do this.

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