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New GCM version - including guidelines for implementing identifiers using URIs

A new version of the INSPIRE Generic Conceptual Model (GCM) - version 3.4rc3 (release candidate 3) has been published on the INSPIRE web site . This version is consistent with the draft amendment of the Implementing Rules for interoperability of spatial data sets and services that was adopted by the INSPIRE Committee on 8 April.

The new version of the GCM contains a new informative Annex on the implementation of identifiers using URIs in INSPIRE. The annex provides some background and guidance regarding identifiers and the deployment of URIs within INSPIRE for spatial objects and other resources such as code list values and coordinate reference systems. In addition, a FAQ page around implementing ids using URIs in INSPIRE has been set up at
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