Location Source Parameter for the SIP Geolocation Header Field

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Authors James Winterbottom  , Roland Jesske  , Bruno Chatras  , Andrew Hutton 
Last updated 2018-04-21 (latest revision 2017-10-18)
Replaced by RFC 8787, RFC 8787
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There are some circumstances where a geolocation header field may contain more than one location value. Knowing the identity of the node adding the location value allows the recipient more freedom in selecting the value to look at first rather than relying solely on the order of the location values.


James Winterbottom (a.james.winterbottom@gmail.com)
Roland Jesske (r.jesske@telekom.de)
Bruno Chatras (bruno.chatras@orange.com)
Andrew Hutton (andrew.hutton@unify.com)

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