An individual who has actual knowledge of a patent which the individual believes contains Essential Claim(s) must disclose the information in accordance with section 6 of the Increasing numbers of Web applications provide a means of accessing data.

From simple visualizations to sophisticated interactive tools, there is a growing reliance on data.

The key problems we are trying to solve in this document are discoverability, accessibility and interoperability.

We extend [] to cover aspects specifically relating to spatial data, introducing new best practices only where necessary.

In particular, we consider the individual resources, or Spatial Things, that are described within a dataset. Although we do not directly address the needs of those users, we ask that data publishers and developers reading this document do not forget about them; moreover, that they always consider the needs of users when publishing spatial data or developing the supporting tools.

This document was published by the Spatial Data on the Web Working Group as a Working Group Note. Please send them to [email protected](subscribe, archives). Publication as a Working Group Note does not imply endorsement by the Membership.

This is a draft document and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time.

As location is often the common factor across multiple datasets, spatial data is an especially useful addition to the Web of data.

This document is considered to be complete and is expected to be the final release by the Spatial Data on the Web Working Group.

These best practices are intended to make it easier to work with spatial data on the Web, but do not attempt to cover all aspects of spatial data usage.

In line with the charter, this document provides advice on: As stated in the charter, discussion of activities relating to rendering spatial data as maps is explicitly out of scope.

SFpark is a Web site where users can look at a map of San Francisco to see where parking is available and at what price.