[rfc-dist] RFC 5222 on LoST: A Location-to-Service Translation Protocol

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        RFC 5222

        Title:      LoST: A Location-to-Service Translation Protocol 
        Author:     T. Hardie, A. Newton,
                    H. Schulzrinne, H. Tschofenig
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2008
        Mailbox:    hardie at qualcomm.com, 
                    andy at hxr.us, 
                    hgs+ecrit at cs.columbia.edu,
                    Hannes.Tschofenig at nsn.com
        Pages:      69
        Characters: 123252
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ecrit-lost-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5222.txt

This document describes an XML-based protocol for mapping service
identifiers and geodetic or civic location information to service
contact URIs.  In particular, it can be used to determine the
location-appropriate Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for
emergency services.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Emergency Context Resolution with Internet Technologies Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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