[rfc-dist] RFC 5985 on HTTP-Enabled Location Delivery (HELD)

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        RFC 5985

        Title:      HTTP-Enabled Location Delivery (HELD) 
        Author:     M. Barnes, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       September 2010
        Mailbox:    mary.ietf.barnes at gmail.com
        Pages:      39
        Characters: 86914
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-geopriv-http-location-delivery-16.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5985.txt

This document defines a Layer 7 Location Configuration Protocol (L7
LCP) and describes the use of HTTP and HTTP/TLS as transports for the
L7 LCP.  The L7 LCP is used for retrieving location information from
a server within an access network.  It includes options for
retrieving location information in two forms: by value and by
reference.  The protocol is an extensible application-layer protocol
that is independent of the session layer.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Geographic Location/Privacy 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
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