Requirements for Emergency Context Resolution with Internet Technologies
Note: This ballot was opened for revision 13 and is now closed.
(Lisa Dusseault) Yes
Good document. I didn't understand this one though: Id9. Discovery of visited emergency numbers: There MUST be a mechanism to allow the end device to learn visited emergency numbers. Motivation: Travelers visiting a foreign country may observe the local emergency number, e.g., seeing it painted on the side of a fire truck, and then rightfully expect to be able to dial that emergency number. Similarly, a local "good Samaritan" may use a tourist's cell phone to summon help
(Cullen Jennings) Yes
On Re1: It seems like the thing described in the motivation is an ASP in the definition of ASP we are using. I found this confusing but I think I agree with the underlying use cases people have in mind.
(Jon Peterson) Yes
(Dan Romascanu) Yes
(Jari Arkko) No Objection
Review by Christian Vogt: This document defines a set of requirements that context resolution mechanisms should provide in support of emergency calls. Overall, this document is technically mature and easy to read. A few comments on the high-level requirements, still: - Re1 says that emergency calls should be possible independent of the existence of an application service provider. I would generalize this to saying that that an emergency call should be possible independent of whether there exists an application service provider with which the caller -- or even better: the calling UE -- currently has a valid account (e.g., with a high-enough balance). - Given that the caller might not own the UE from which an emergency call is placed, one important additional requirement should be to enable the caller to select a language when making the call. The UE may not be configured to a language the caller understands. E.g., I can envision a user trying to make an emergency call from the camera UE of another person, possibly the injured person, because the caller's own UE does not support video calls, and a video call is useful for the emergency response team to estimate the seriousness of injuries. - Re5 talks about different URIs for different protocols, yet does not mention that some protocols should be mandatory to support. As the text is now, an emergency caller may get stuck with a set of URIs none of which is supported by its UE. - The same holds for location data formats in Re7.
(Ron Bonica) No Objection
(Ross Callon) No Objection
(Lars Eggert) No Objection
(Russ Housley) No Objection
Please spell out "PSAP" the first time it is used. Please add a reference for WGS-84.