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I agree with you on this one. I think for some websites it makes sense, but for a maps application I think it makes no difference.

Some times for example you are not actually linking to an address or a building for example, and you want precise coordinates. Just very randomly:

https://maps.google.ca/maps?q=47.413395,-77.029266&ll=47...




> Some times for example you are not actually linking to an address

You, and the parent you're agreeing with, seem to have overlooked I'd already made that point:

> Presumably one would fall back to lat/lon if one is trying to do something other than find an address.

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