Support parsing srsName represented with an OGC HTTP URI like:
urn:ogc support in requests is provided by gt-referencing URN_AuthorityFactory. To support HTTP URIs we need an HTTP_URI_AuthorityFactory (not to be confused with HTTP_AuthorityFactory). We would also need SPI entries in:
Support in WFS for HTTP URIs is before the WFS/FES SWG and will likely be included in WFS 2.1. See:
"Allow use of http URIs to identify CRS" (WFS/FES change request 11-152):
"OGC Identifiers - the case for http URIs" (OGC 10-124r1):
HTTP URIs are current OGC policy:
"In June 2010 OGC revised the naming policy to use http URIs to identify
persistent OGC resources instead of URNs."
Youse might also be interested in Simon's recent seminar on controlled
vocabularies (slides and audio):
Simon explains why HTTP URIs are useful because they allow the
implementation of Tim Berners-Lee's Linked (Open) Data rules, and
describes some successful patterns for using them.