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A Presence-based GEOPRIV Location Object Format (RFC4119)

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Original Publication Date: 2005-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Dec-13
Document File: 25 page(s) / 54K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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J. Peterson: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document describes an object format for carrying geographical information on the Internet. This location object extends the Presence Information Data Format (PIDF), which was designed for communicating privacy-sensitive presence information and which has similar properties.

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Network Working Group                                        J. Peterson
Request for Comments: 4119                                       NeuStar
Category: Standards Track                                  December 2005


            A Presence-based GEOPRIV Location Object Format

Status of This Memo

   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.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This document describes an object format for carrying geographical
   information on the Internet.  This location object extends the
   Presence Information Data Format (PIDF), which was designed for
   communicating privacy-sensitive presence information and which has
   similar properties.

Peterson                    Standards Track                     [Page 1]
RFC 4119                GEOPRIV Location Object            December 2005


Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2
      1.1. Conventions Used in This Document ..........................3
   2. Location Object Format ..........................................4
      2.1. Baseline PIDF Usage ........................................4
      2.2. Extensions to PIDF for Location and Usage Rules ............5
           2.2.1. 'location-info' Element .............................5
           2.2.2. 'usage-rules' Element ...............................7
           2.2.3. 'method' Element ....................................9
           2.2.4. 'provided-by' Element ...............................9
           2.2.5. Schema Definitions .................................10
      2.3. Example Location Objects ..................................14
   3. Carrying PIDF in a Using Protocol ..............................15
   4. Securing PIDF ..................................................15
   5. Security Considerations ........................................17
   6. IANA Considerations ............................................17
      6.1. 'method' Tokens ...........................................17
      6.2. 'provided-by' Elements ....................................18
      6.3. URN Sub-Namespace Registration for
           urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:pidf:geopriv10 .....................18
   7. Acknowledgements ...............................................19
   A. Appendix: NENA Provided-by Schema ....................