Standardising Schema Mappings

Is there a need for a spatial schema mapping standard?

The beauty of standards is that there are so many of them. This often cited bonmot adresses the tendency of communities to require just another standard because their use cases do not seem to be addressed sufficiently. To me, this seemed to be especially true for the geospatial community with the spatial=special mindset. Quite often, however, an existing standard could be adopted very well to match the essential requirements.

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