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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: 2019-Feb-12
Document File: 24 page(s) / 34K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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J. Peterson: AUTHOR

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10.17487/RFC4119: DOI

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. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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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.

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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 ..............................20 A.1. dataProvider XML Schema ...................................21 Normative References ..............................................22 Informative References ............................................22

1. Introduction

Geographical location information describes a physical position in the world that may correspond to the past, present, or future location of a person, event, or device. Numerous applications used in the Internet today benefit from sharing location information (including mapping/navigation applications, ’friend finders’ on cell phones, and so on). However, such applications may disclose the whereabouts of a person in a manner contrary...

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