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From "Martin Desruisseaux (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (SIS-196) OGP organization has been renamed IOGP
Date Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:26:12 GMT


Martin Desruisseaux resolved SIS-196.
    Resolution: Fixed

> OGP organization has been renamed IOGP
> --------------------------------------
>                 Key: SIS-196
>                 URL:
>             Project: Spatial Information Systems
>          Issue Type: Task
>          Components: Referencing
>    Affects Versions: 0.5
>            Reporter: Martin Desruisseaux
>            Assignee: Martin Desruisseaux
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 0.6
> The OGP organization, which is the maintainer of EPSG database, is now known as IOGP
(International Association of Oil & Gas Producers). We should rename at least in the source
> We need to deprecate the {{Citations.OGP}} constant. But maybe we should not provide
a {{Citations.IOGP}} replacement, since experience suggests that there is confusion about
whether we need to use {{Citations.OGP}} or {{Citations.EPSG}} in source code. Since Apache
SIS refers to IOGP only in the context of EPSG database, we should probably not provide any
replacement, and keep only the current {{Citations.EPSG}} constant. This would remove a source
of confusion.
> Whether we should also rename "OGP" to "IOGP" in XML documents is still an open question.
The site is still reporting "OGP" in their GML exports.

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