Geographic registration of HTML documents

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in app area)
Authors Andrew Daviel  , Felix Kaegi 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2007-10-31)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
Expired & archived
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Stream WG state (None)
Document shepherd No shepherd assigned
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
Action Holders
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
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Responsible AD Allison Mankin
IESG note This document was reviewed, with the author present,
at the geopriv interim meeting, in June 2002, and it
is holding for the geopriv object to be developed.
[Note from Allison - wearing geopriv WG co-chair hat]
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This memo describes a method of registering HTML documents with a specific geographic location through means of embedded META tags. The content of the META tags gives the geographic position of the resource described by the HTML document in terms of Latitude, Longitude, and optionally Elevation in a simple, machine-readable manner. This information may be used for automated resource discovery by means of an HTML indexing agent or search engine. META tags giving a civic location of a resource are also described.


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