I'm looking for a suitable data format for various organisations to publish point data with a recent time component, like events, road closures, etc.
GeoRSS is the obvious candidate but:
- It's XML, which is a bit painful, hard on the eyes etc
- It's GML, which is not as widely supported as, say, GeoJSON
- Because it supports more than just points, it's more verbose than needed for this case.
I'm tempted to just use a reverse-sorted CSV file:
Is there any reason a "feed" of data with timestamps needs to use a different format than any other geospatial data, anyway?