RFC 5870

A Uniform Resource Identifier for Geographic Locations ('geo' URI), June 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5870.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
A. Mayrhofer
C. Spanring
Stream:
IETF
Source:
geopriv (rai)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC5870

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Abstract

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 the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS-84). [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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