Re: [dev] surf and geolocation

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:27:20 +0200


On Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:27:20 +0200 Ron Aaron <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I stumbled upon "surf" and am really happy I did!
> However, I am trying to load-and-run some local files which try to do
> geolocation, and that fails. I have the same problem in Chrome, which
> doesn't permit local files to do geolocation.
> How might I get "surf" to cooperate? I know there's some way to do it,
> but I don't know webkit very well at this point.

I’ve implemented ’G’ (‐g, MOD+Shift+g) in surf in the current reposito‐
ry. It simply allows the geo policy. I don’t know how webkit obtains the
position, but I might guess that it will need a running gpsd.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Sun Apr 28 2013 - 21:27:20 CEST

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