Web map context implementation specification 1.1.
Other standards that might be utilized include OpenGIS
formats, and XML schemas such as Geographic Markup Language (GML), and Web Mapping Services WMS (ArcIMS is an example).
The OGC Technical Committee met December 10-12, 1996, to review the teams' detailed engineering specifications for interfaces that implement the basic feature components of the OpenGIS
Davidson, "OGC sensor web enablement: overview and high level architecture," OpenGIS
White Paper OGC 07-165, Open Geospatial Consortium, 2007.
Furthermore the OpenGIS
XML language used for system development overcomes barriers posed by the use of proprietary software platforms.
OGC uses a consensus process to develop OpenGIS
Semantics and Information Communities (Wayland, MA: OpenGIS
sensor model language (sensorML) implementation specification," OGC Document OGC 07-000, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Wayland, Mass, USA, 2007.
The open source OpenGIS
XML API is the only restriction.
The API in use is an OpenGIS
XML standards-based API.