Introducing Geoclue2


Here is the first release of the re-write of geoclue[1]. The plan is
to use various sources to determine your location as best as possible:

* GPS(A) receiver
* 3G modem
* Wi-Fi-based positioning system
* IP address geolocation

Unlike geoclue, the plan is to

a. have one simple D-Bus service that abstracts all geolocation
backends rather than a collection of services.
b. give users control over which applications they want to allow
knowing their location.

However project is in the early stages of development and hence
lacking essential features. Currently it can only determine your
location based on your IP (i-e city-level accuracy) and does not have
any permission control.

More on rationale for the re-write here:

Geoclue is licensed under GNU LGPLv2+.

Release tarball:
sha256sum: 59178218c2d4b44d5df503c3ceeac4829339f53e2e1285b76a16211ad4910a1a


Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124


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