Purpose: The MIME returned for a DescribeFeatureType request where no specific output format is requested is “text/xml; subtype=gml/3.1.1”.

Test method

Execute the following Test Steps:

  • Send the following DescribeFeatureType request by GET: wfs.DescribeFeatureType.get.url?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.1.0&REQUEST=DescribeFeatureType


Reference(s): OGC 04-094, 6.4, p.11, OGC 04-094, 8.2, p.25

Test type: Automated


former ETS tc: wfs:DescribeFeatureType-output-format-default

Contextual XPath references

The namespace prefixes used as described in

Abbreviation XPath expression (relative to )