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Geopriv                                                   H. Schulzrinne
Internet-Draft                                               Columbia U.
Expires: January 17, 2006                                  H. Tschofenig
                                                                 Siemens
                                                           July 16, 2005


                        Location Types Registry
           draft-ietf-geopriv-location-types-registry-02.txt

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Abstract

   This document creates a registry for location types.  The place types
   'aircraft', 'airport', 'bus', 'automobile', 'residence', 'hotel',
   'industrial', 'library', 'shopping-area', 'government-building',
   'office', 'restaurant', 'school', 'watercraft', 'station', 'street',
   'theater', 'hospital', 'train', 'truck', 'public', 'worship',
   'convention center' and 'public-transport' are created with this
   document.  Additional place types can be added on a 'First Come First



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   Served' policy.

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   3.  Location Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   4.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
   5.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
   6.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   7.  References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     7.1   Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     7.2   Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       Intellectual Property and Copyright Statements . . . . . . . . 13




































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1.  Introduction

   This document creates a registry for location types, such as bus,
   airport or hotel.















































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2.  Terminology

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in [1].














































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3.  Location Types

   This section describes types of location where an entity is located.
   The entity is not further specified and can be a person or an object
   such as a network access point.


   aircraft:

      The entity is in a plane, helicopter or balloon.


   airport:

      The entity is located in an airport, heliport or similar location.


   bus:

      The entity is travling in a public or charter bus.


   automobile:

      The entity is in a railroad car.


   residence:

      The entity is in a private or residential setting, not necessarily
      the personal residence of the entity, e.g., including hotel or a
      friend's home.


   hotel:

      The entity is in a hotel, motel, inn or other lodging
      establishment.


   industrial:

      The entity is in an industrial setting, such as a manufacturing
      floor or power plant.







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   library:

      The entity is in a library or other public place that provides
      access to books, music, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets,
      prints, records, and tapes, are kept for reading, reference, or
      lending.


   shopping-area:

      The entity is frequenting a shopping mall or shopping area.  This
      area is a large, often enclosed shopping complex containing
      various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by
      common passageways.


   government-building:

      The entity is at a building that houses a branch of government,
      such as a court, a parliament building or a police station.


   office:

      The entity is in a business setting, such as an office. outdoors:
      The entity is in a general outdoors area, such as a park or city
      streets.


   restaurant:

      The entity is in a restaurant, coffee shop or other public dining
      establishment.


   school:

      The entity is in a school or university, but not necessarily in a
      classroom or library.


   watercraft:

      The entity is traveling in a water vessel, ship or boat.







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   station:

      The entity is located in a bus or train station.


   street:

      The entity is walking in a street.


   theater:

      The entity is in a theater, lecture hall, auditorium, class room,
      movie theater or similar facility designed for presentations,
      talks, plays, music performances and other events involving an
      audience.


   hospital:

      The entity is located in a medical facility.


   train:

      The entity is traveling in a train, monorail, maglev, cable car or
      similar conveyance.


   truck:

      The entity is in a truck, used primarily to carry goods rather
      than people.


   worship:

      The entity is at a religious rites where congregations gather for
      religious observances, such as a church, chapel, meetinghouse,
      mosque, shrine, synagogue, or temple.


   convention center:

      The entity is in a convention center.






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   public:

      The entity is in a public area such as a shopping mall, street,
      park, public building, train station, airport or in public
      conveyance such as a bus, train, plane or ship.  This general
      description encompasses the more precise descriptors 'street',
      'public-transport', 'aircraft', 'ship', 'bus', 'train', 'airport',
      'mall' and 'outdoors'.


   public-transport:

      The entity is using any form of public transport, including
      aircraft, bus, train or ship.





































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4.  IANA Considerations

   This document creates new IANA registries for location types as
   listed in Section 3 starting with 'aircraft' and finishing with
   'public-transport' .

   Following the policies outline in RFC 2434 [2], these tokens are
   assigned on a 'First Come First Served' policy.  Each registration
   must include the name of the token and a brief description similar to
   the ones offered in for the initial registrations contained this
   document:

   Token Identifier:

      Identifier of the token


   Description:

      Brief description indicating the meaning of the token.


   Note that the usage of these tokens is not limited to XML and the
   'Token Identifier' is the XML element content and not the XML element
   name.


























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5.  Security Considerations

   This document defines a registry for location types and as such does
   not raise security issues.















































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6.  Acknowledgements

   We would like to thank V. Gurbani, P. Kyzivat and J. Rosenberg for
   their work on RPID [3] which lead to the location types listed in
   this document.  Many thanks to Allison Mankin for her guidance.














































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7.  References

7.1  Normative References

   [1]  Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement
        Levels", March 1997.

   [2]  Narten, T. and H. Alvestrand, "Guidelines for Writing an IANA
        Considerations Section in RFCs", BCP 26, RFC 2434, October 1998.

7.2  Informative References

   [3]  Schulzrinne, H., "RPID: Rich Presence Extensions to the Presence
        Information Data Format  (PIDF)", draft-ietf-simple-rpid-07
        (work in progress), June 2005.


Authors' Addresses

   Henning Schulzrinne
   Columbia University
   Department of Computer Science
   450 Computer Science Building
   New York, NY  10027
   USA

   Phone: +1 212 939 7042
   Email: schulzrinne@cs.columbia.edu
   URI:   http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~hgs


   Hannes Tschofenig
   Siemens
   Otto-Hahn-Ring 6
   Munich, Bavaria  81739
   Germany

   Email: Hannes.Tschofenig@siemens.com
   URI:   http://www.tschofenig.com












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