A Uniform Resource Identifier for Geographic Locations ('geo' URI)
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, geopriv mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, geopriv chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'A Uniform Resource Identifier for Geographic Locations ('geo' URI)' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'A Uniform Resource Identifier for Geographic Locations ('geo' URI) ' <draft-ietf-geopriv-geo-uri-07.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Geographic Location/Privacy Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Robert Sparks and Gonzalo Camarillo. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-geopriv-geo-uri-07.txt
Technical Summary This document specifies a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) for geographic locations using the 'geo' scheme name. A 'geo' URI identifies a physical location in a two- or three-dimensional coordinate reference system in a compact, simple, human-readable, and protocol independent way. The default coordinate reference system used is WGS-84. Working Group Summary There is strong consensus in the working group that this document is a useful and user-friendly way to transmit location information. Document Quality The document has been reviewed by key participants from the GEOPRIV and OGC communities.