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Re: [dxwg] Use Case: Negotiation by Coordinate Reference System

From: Peter Rushforth via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 14:12:59 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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> What exactly is a TCRS? 

It's a "Tiled Coordinate Reference System", a term created for [MapML](https://maps4html.github.io/MapML/spec/#projections).  

> Who manages that registry and what is the process of adding new values?

When the specification is more mature, we'll register it as a media type with IANA. Updates will hopefully happen as more values are defined.  

> Is there a canonical registry for CRSs?

The closest thing to this that I know of is the [EPSG Registry](http://epsg-registry.org), but it doesn't contain all values, notably CRS84 is not in there.  You can get a new value created / old value maintained by contacting the registry maintainer (OGP).

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