Web Map Context Documents. Version 1.1.0.
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This document is the result of work begun during the first and second OGC Web Mapping Testbeds in 1999 and 2000 by IONIC Software and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and demonstrated by IONIC in September 1999. At the OGC Technical Committee meeting in June 2002 work by GeoConnections / Natural Resources Canada and NASA was demonstrated. This demonstration showed a map comprising layers from several distinct servers being built up in one Viewer Client, the creation of a platform-independent description of that map, the retrieval of that description by an entirely different Client, and the display of the map in the second Client. The ability to read and write Context documents has already been tested in many OGC Interoperability Program testbeds such as OWS, GISD, and CIPI......
PublisherOpen Geospatial Consortium
Maturity LevelTRL 8 Actual system completed and "mission qualified" through test and demonstration in an operational environment (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
CitationSonnet, J. (ed.) (2005) Web Map Context Documents, Version 1.1.0. Wayland, MA, Open Geospatial Consortium, 30pp. (OGC 05-005). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-650
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