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You can take comfort in the fact that I've somehow managed to make it thus far in my programming career without ever having to write any sort of parser. Well, certainly not at the level you're dealing with.
After extensive testing, for a period of just over a year, with two identical phones (one set on high accuracy, the other on GPS only, and swapping them around after six months), I have seen no profit in using high accuracy over GPS only -- if one was bang on, so was the other, and any drift was pretty much the same.
I live in the sticks, where there are fewer towers, etc; and work in cities. The results are the same wherever I am.
So is there any real advantage, except to data-slurpers?
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
I have recently been looking into the location awareness of Android. I tend to turn off such things (and other tracking) yet it regularly notifies me of the weather in my location despite WIFI and BT being off (well, from a UI perspective anyway). Although the notification can be blocked, it will obviously not stop the hidden tracking that is clearly going on.
I am aware that Google's core business model is based on the harvesting of individuals' data, but this is just too blatantly dishonest. The walled garden of the more fruit based provider is not something which appeals to me.
The "enhanced accuracy" uses information they "accidentally" gleaned while doing google street view due to a "bug" in their code. Definitely a mistake as google respects your privacy.
The reason google is pushing for dominance in the browser space is so that when browsers implement "no tracking" or any other privacy settings, google can just ignore those settings for its own services. Ad blockers will block only adverts not coming from their ad servers and so on. All just part and parcel of not being evil.
I'm just saying I've never heard it used in this way, and commenting on the results of my Google search. If that makes me an idiot, I'm not gonna lose much sleep over the name-calling. I've been called worse.
I doubt you'll profit from it.
I don't think you're really proving your point with this one - to me that reads the same as "there's no money to be made from it", and it makes sense (again, to me) in this context.
But again...it could very well be a regional thing, and I'm not a native speaker. I'll keep an ear out for it.
And you know what? In hindsight, my response was rather dismissive of you, and I should know better. So let me take it back and apologize. ?