Subcommittees

Document SC

Chair(s):

Reed III, Carl (Reed, Carl)
Simmons, Scott (Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.)

Group Description:

The DocTeam works with OGC staff and OGC members to define, enforce and educate on documentation guidelines (format, templates, style) within the OGC. The DocTeam SC also works OGC staff and OGC members to maintain strong linkages between the Implementation Standards and the Abstract Specification with the goal of maintaining a core model upon which all OGC standards and standards development activities are based.

OGC Architecture Board - OAB

Chair(s):

Percivall, George (Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.)

Group Description:

The OAB is a forum to discuss the OGC-wide standards architecture.  The OAB considers architecture consistency and life cycle management of the OGC standards baseline. The OAB evaluates current technology issues and identify gaps in the architecture that need to be responded to by the Membership.   The OAB provides guidance and recommendations to the TC and the PC.


 OAB Roles and Responsibilities:

OGC Naming Authority SC

Chair(s):

Cox, Simon (CSIRO)

Group Description:

     The OGC Naming Authority is a permanent OGC resource.  
      The  documents and related OGC URN resources, such as the URN resolver,
       have stable URLs.  The ONA reference is
       http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogcna.
 

The primary role of the OGC Naming Authority (OGC-NA) is to ensure an orderly process for assigning URIs for OGC resources, such as OGC documents, standards, XML namespaces, ontologies.

REST SC

Chair(s):

Lieberman, Joshua (Harvard University)

Group Description:

The work of the REST Sub Committee of the OGC Standards Program is to define a set of best practices and potentially rules for use in creating REST serializations/instances of existing or furture OGC web services standards.

Chair: Josh Lieberman

Subcommittees

A Subcommittee is a standing group (organizationally, a subgroup of the Technical Committee or the Planning Committee) of individuals composed of members of the TC or PC and Invited Guests, with a mission to provide recommendations to the TC or PC in some general area. A Subcommittee does not generate a Standard nor do they work on a Standard.