A class interface for metadata applicable to coordinate system objects.
For a list of all members of this type, see AbstractInformation Members.
The metadata items ‘Abbreviation’, ‘Alias’, ‘Authority’, ‘AuthorityCode’, ‘Name’ and ‘Remarks’ were specified in the Simple Features interfaces, so they have been kept here. This specification does not dictate what the contents of these items should be. However, the following guidelines are suggested:
When ICoordinateSystemAuthorityFactory is used to create an object, the ‘Authority’ and ‘AuthorityCode’ values should be set to the authority name of the factory object, and the authority code supplied by the client, respectively. The other values may or may not be set. (If the authority is EPSG, the implementer may consider using the corresponding metadata values in the EPSG tables.)
When ICoordinateSystemFactory creates an object, the ‘Name’ should be set to the value supplied by the client. All of the other metadata items should be left empty.