Technical Committee Policy Directives

 

Policies Related to OGC Standards

This document provides Best Practices and Standards development guidance that the Members have discussed and approved over the years. These Best Practices have not been captured in other formal OGC documents other than meeting notes.
Download: pdf Policies Related to OGC Standards (06-135r11)
06-135

The Specification Model — A Standard for Modular specifications

This standard contains requirements for writing standards to be used for any document whose eventual purpose is the specification of requirements for software, services or data structures.
Download: pdf The Specification Model - A Standard for Modular specifications (08-131r3)

Technical Committee Policies and Procedures: MIME Media Types for GML

This document provides guidance on GML MIME type specification. An Internet media type, originally called a MIME type after Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions and sometimes a Content-type after the name of a header in several protocols whose value is such a type, is a two-part identifier for file formats on the Internet. The identifiers were originally defined in RFC 2046 for use in e-mail sent through SMTP , but their use has expanded to other protocols such as HTTP , RTP and SIP .
Download: pdf Technical Committee Policies and Procedures: MIME Media Types for GML (09-141r1)

 

 

Naming Authority Policy Documents

OGC Naming Authority (OGC-NA) Policies & Procedures

This document describes the procedures used by the OGC Naming Authority for the assignment and registration of OGC names.
Download: pdf OGC Naming Authority: Policies and Procedures (09-046r2)

OGC-NA Name type specification - documents

This document specifies a rule for constructing OGC names that may be used for identifying documents and elements within a document.
Download: pdf OGC-NA Name type specification - documents (09-047r3)

OGC-NA Name type specification - definitions: Part 1 - basic name

This document specifies a rule for constructing OGC names that may be used for identifying definitions.
Download: pdf OGC-NA Name type specification - definitions (09-048r3)

OGC-NA Name type specification - ontology resources

This document specifies a rule the use of the /ont/ namespace for ontology resources.
Download: pdf OGC-NA Name type specification - ontology resources (12-081)

OGC-NA Name type specification - specification elements

This document specifies a rule for constructing OGC names that may be used for identifying specification elements defined in the OGC Specification Model – Modular Specification.
Download: pdf OGC-NA Name type specification - specification elements (10-103)

A Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

The Official IETF RFC 5165 : This document describes a Uniform Resource Name (URN) namespace that is engineered by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) for naming persistent resources published by the OGC. The formal Namespace IDentifier (NID) is "ogc".
Download: pdf A Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)