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Geopriv H. Schulzrinne Geopriv H. Schulzrinne
Internet-Draft Columbia U. Internet-Draft Columbia U.
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Siemens Siemens
July 16, 2005 August 15, 2005
Location Types Registry Location Types Registry
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Abstract Abstract
This document creates a registry for location types. The place types This document creates a registry for location types. The place types
'aircraft', 'airport', 'bus', 'automobile', 'residence', 'hotel', 'aircraft', 'airport', 'arena', 'bus', 'bus-station', 'automobile',
'industrial', 'library', 'shopping-area', 'government-building', 'bank', 'bar', 'cafe', 'classroom', 'club', 'construction',
'office', 'restaurant', 'school', 'watercraft', 'station', 'street', 'convention-center', 'cycle', 'residence', 'hotel', 'industrial',
'theater', 'hospital', 'train', 'truck', 'public', 'worship', 'library', 'shopping-area', 'government', 'stadium', 'office',
'convention center' and 'public-transport' are created with this 'outdoors', 'parking', 'prison', 'restaurant', 'school', , 'street',
document. Additional place types can be added on a 'First Come First 'theater', 'hospital', 'store', 'train', 'train-station', 'underway',
Served' policy. 'truck', 'public', 'place-of-worship', 'warehourse', 'water',
'watercraft', 'unknown', 'other' and 'public-transport' are created
with this document.
Additional place types can be added on a 'First Come First Served'
policy.
Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
3. Location Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3. Location Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
4. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
5. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
6. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 6. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
7. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 7. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
7.1 Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 7.1 Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
7.2 Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 7.2 Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Intellectual Property and Copyright Statements . . . . . . . . 13 Intellectual Property and Copyright Statements . . . . . . . . 15
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
This document creates a registry for location types, such as bus, This document creates a registry for location types. The place types
airport or hotel. 'aircraft', 'airport', 'arena', 'bus', 'bus-station', 'automobile',
'bank', 'bar', 'cafe', 'classroom', 'club', 'construction',
'convention-center', 'cycle', 'residence', 'hotel', 'industrial',
'library', 'shopping-area', 'government', 'stadium', 'office',
'outdoors', 'parking', 'prison', 'restaurant', 'school', , 'street',
'theater', 'hospital', 'store', 'train', 'train-station', 'underway',
'truck', 'public', 'place-of-worship', 'warehourse', 'water',
'watercraft', 'unknown', 'other' and 'public-transport' are created
with this document.
Additional place types can be added on a 'First Come First Served'
policy.
2. Terminology 2. Terminology
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
"SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
document are to be interpreted as described in [1]. document are to be interpreted as described in [1].
3. Location Types 3. Location Types
This section describes types of location where an entity is located. This section describes types of location where an entity is located.
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such as a network access point. such as a network access point.
aircraft: aircraft:
The entity is in a plane, helicopter or balloon. The entity is in a plane, helicopter or balloon.
airport: airport:
The entity is located in an airport, heliport or similar location. The entity is located in an airport, heliport or similar location.
arena:
The entitz is in an enclosed area used for sports events.
bus: bus:
The entity is travling in a public or charter bus. The entity is travling in a public or charter bus.
bus-station:
The entity is in a terminal that serves bus passengers; bus depot
or bus terminal.
automobile: automobile:
The entity is in a railroad car. The entity is in a railroad car.
bank:
The entity is in a business establishment in which money is kept
for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for
loans, or exchanged.
bar:
The entity is in a bar or saloon.
cafe:
The entity is in a cafe or coffeeshop.
classroom:
The person is in an academic classroom or lecture hall.
club:
The person is in a dance club or discotheque.
construction:
The entity is on a construction site.
convention-center:
The entity is in a convention center.
cycle:
The entity is riding a bicycle, motorcycle or similar vehicle.
residence: residence:
The entity is in a private or residential setting, not necessarily The entity is in a private or residential setting, not necessarily
the personal residence of the entity, e.g., including hotel or a the personal residence of the entity, e.g., including a friend's
friend's home. home.
hotel: hotel:
The entity is in a hotel, motel, inn or other lodging The entity is in a hotel, motel, inn or other lodging
establishment. establishment.
industrial: industrial:
The entity is in an industrial setting, such as a manufacturing The entity is in an industrial setting, such as a manufacturing
floor or power plant. floor or power plant.
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prints, records, and tapes, are kept for reading, reference, or prints, records, and tapes, are kept for reading, reference, or
lending. lending.
shopping-area: shopping-area:
The entity is frequenting a shopping mall or shopping area. This The entity is frequenting a shopping mall or shopping area. This
area is a large, often enclosed shopping complex containing area is a large, often enclosed shopping complex containing
various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by
common passageways. common passageways.
government-building: government:
The entity is at a building that houses a branch of government, The person is in a government building, such as those used by the
such as a court, a parliament building or a police station. legislative, executive, or judicial branches of governments,
including court houses, police stations and military
installations.
stadium:
The person is in a large, usually open structure for sports
events, including a racetrack.
office: office:
The entity is in a business setting, such as an office. outdoors: 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 The entity is in a general outdoors area, such as a park or city
streets. streets.
parking:
The person is in a parking lot or parking garage.
prison:
The person is in a prison, penitentiary, jail, brig, or criminal
mental institution.
restaurant: restaurant:
The entity is in a restaurant, coffee shop or other public dining The entity is in a restaurant, coffee shop or other public dining
establishment. establishment.
school: school:
The entity is in a school or university, but not necessarily in a The entity is in a school or university, but not necessarily in a
classroom or library. classroom or library.
watercraft:
The entity is traveling in a water vessel, ship or boat.
station:
The entity is located in a bus or train station.
street: street:
The entity is walking in a street. The entity is walking in a street.
theater: theater:
The entity is in a theater, lecture hall, auditorium, class room, The entity is in a theater, lecture hall, auditorium, class room,
movie theater or similar facility designed for presentations, movie theater or similar facility designed for presentations,
talks, plays, music performances and other events involving an talks, plays, music performances and other events involving an
audience. audience.
hospital: hospital:
The entity is located in a medical facility. The entity is in a hospital, hospice, medical clinic, mental
institution, or doctor's office.
store:
The person is located in a place where merchandise is offered for
sale; a shop.
train: train:
The entity is traveling in a train, monorail, maglev, cable car or The entity is traveling in a train, monorail, maglev, cable car or
similar conveyance. similar conveyance.
train-station:
The person is in a terminal where trains load or unload passengers
or goods; railway station, railroad station, railroad terminal,
train depot.
underway:
The person is in a land, water, or air craft which is underway (in
motion).
truck: truck:
The entity is in a truck, used primarily to carry goods rather The entity is in a truck, used primarily to carry goods rather
than people. than people.
worship: place-of-worship:
The entity is at a religious rites where congregations gather for The entity is at a religious rites where congregations gather for
religious observances, such as a church, chapel, meetinghouse, religious observances, such as a church, chapel, meetinghouse,
mosque, shrine, synagogue, or temple. mosque, shrine, synagogue, or temple.
convention center: warehouse:
The entity is in a convention center. The person is in a place in which goods or merchandise are stored;
a storehouse or self-storage facility.
water:
The person is on water, such as an ocean, lake, river, canal or
other waterway.
watercraft:
The person is traveling in a boat or ship.
public: public:
The entity is in a public area such as a shopping mall, street, The entity is in a public area such as a shopping mall, street,
park, public building, train station, airport or in public park, public building, train station, airport or in public
conveyance such as a bus, train, plane or ship. This general conveyance such as a bus, train, plane or ship. This general
description encompasses the more precise descriptors 'street', description encompasses the more precise descriptors 'street',
'public-transport', 'aircraft', 'ship', 'bus', 'train', 'airport', 'public-transport', 'aircraft', 'ship', 'bus', 'train', 'airport',
'mall' and 'outdoors'. 'mall' and 'outdoors'.
unknown:
The type of place is unknown.
other:
The entity is in a place without a registered place type
representation.
public-transport: public-transport:
The entity is using any form of public transport, including The entity is using any form of public transport, including
aircraft, bus, train or ship. aircraft, bus, train or ship.
4. IANA Considerations 4. IANA Considerations
This document creates new IANA registries for location types as This document creates new IANA registries for location types as
listed in Section 3 starting with 'aircraft' and finishing with listed in Section 3 starting with 'aircraft' and finishing with
'public-transport' . 'public-transport' .
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5. Security Considerations 5. Security Considerations
This document defines a registry for location types and as such does This document defines a registry for location types and as such does
not raise security issues. not raise security issues.
6. Acknowledgements 6. Acknowledgements
We would like to thank V. Gurbani, P. Kyzivat and J. Rosenberg for 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 their work on RPID [3] which lead to the location types listed in
this document. Many thanks to Allison Mankin for her guidance. this document. Many thanks to Allison Mankin for her guidance. Rick
Jones pointed us to the Global Justice XML work (see
http://it.ojp.gov/jxdm/) that helped us to add more values to the
location registry.
7. References 7. References
7.1 Normative References 7.1 Normative References
[1] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement [1] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement
Levels", March 1997. Levels", March 1997.
[2] Narten, T. and H. Alvestrand, "Guidelines for Writing an IANA [2] Narten, T. and H. Alvestrand, "Guidelines for Writing an IANA
Considerations Section in RFCs", BCP 26, RFC 2434, October 1998. Considerations Section in RFCs", BCP 26, RFC 2434, October 1998.
7.2 Informative References 7.2 Informative References
[3] Schulzrinne, H., "RPID: Rich Presence Extensions to the Presence [3] Schulzrinne, H., "RPID: Rich Presence Extensions to the Presence
Information Data Format (PIDF)", draft-ietf-simple-rpid-07 Information Data Format", draft-ietf-simple-rpid-08 (work in
(work in progress), June 2005. progress), July 2005.
Authors' Addresses Authors' Addresses
Henning Schulzrinne Henning Schulzrinne
Columbia University Columbia University
Department of Computer Science Department of Computer Science
450 Computer Science Building 450 Computer Science Building
New York, NY 10027 New York, NY 10027
USA USA
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