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Considerations for Civic Addresses in the Presence Information Data Format Location Object (PIDF-LO): Guidelines and IANA Registry Definition
RFC 5774

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                           K. Wolf
Request for Comments: 5774                                  A. Mayrhofer
BCP: 154                                                          nic.at
Updates: 4776                                                 March 2010
Category: Best Current Practice
ISSN: 2070-1721

               Considerations for Civic Addresses in the
      Presence Information Data Format Location Object (PIDF-LO):
                Guidelines and IANA Registry Definition

Abstract

   This document provides a guideline for creating civic address
   considerations documents for individual countries, as required by RFC
   4776.  Furthermore, this document also creates an IANA Registry
   referring to such address considerations documents and registers such
   address considerations for Austria.

Status of This Memo

   This memo documents an Internet Best Current Practice.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
   (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has
   received public review and has been approved for publication by the
   Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on
   BCPs is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,
   and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at
   http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5774.

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Wolf & Mayrhofer          Best Current Practice                 [Page 1]
RFC 5774              Civic Address Considerations            March 2010

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3
   2. Terminology .....................................................4
   3. Requirements ....................................................4
   4. Specifying PIDF-LO Element Usage ................................5
      4.1. General Considerations and Workflow ........................5
      4.2. Guidelines for Individual Elements .........................7
           4.2.1. Country .............................................7
           4.2.2. Country Subdivisions A1-A6 ..........................7
           4.2.3. Road and Street Names ...............................8
           4.2.4. House Numbers .......................................8
           4.2.5. Local Names .........................................9
           4.2.6. Floors .............................................10
           4.2.7. Address Codes ......................................10
           4.2.8. Other Elements .....................................11
   5. Security Considerations ........................................12
   6. IANA Considerations ............................................12
      6.1. PIDF-LO Civic Address Considerations Registry .............12
           6.1.1. Structure ..........................................12
           6.1.2. Registration Template ..............................13
           6.1.3. Registry Location ..................................14
           6.1.4. Registration Procedure .............................14
      6.2. Registration Request for Austria ..........................14
      6.3. Registration of the Considerations in RFC 4776 as
           Obsolete ..................................................14
   7. Acknowledgements ...............................................17
   Appendix A. Civic Address Considerations Registration for
           the Austrian Building and Habitation Registry .............18
      A.1. Civic Address Format in Austria ...........................18
      A.2. Sample Addresses ..........................................22
      A.3. Address Codes in Austria ..................................23
      A.4. Austrian Addresses in PIDF-LO .............................23
           A.4.1. Country ............................................23
           A.4.2. Country Subdivisions A1-A6 .........................24
           A.4.3. Road and Street Names ..............................27
           A.4.4. House Numbers ......................................27
           A.4.5. Local Names ........................................28

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