[Geowanking] no metadata

Raj Singh raj at rajsingh.org
Fri Aug 12 17:34:05 PDT 2005


Woohoo! Nice job guys (and women?). A very nice hack.
Is that a dynamically update list?

--Raj

On Aug 12, 2005, at 3:29 PM, Paul Ramsey wrote:

> An FYI to the OGC wanking community:
>
> - For the uDig project (udig.refractions.net) we needed a way to  
> programmatically search for layers (OGC standards, yay) that could  
> be drag'n'dropped into the application. So,
> (a) we scraped google for all the capabilities we could find and
> (b) parsed them into a database structure and
> (c) cleaned up the bounds and got them all into the same srs
> and so now:
>
> http://udig.refractions.net/search/google-xml.php? 
> keywords=bird&xmin=-180&xmax=180&ymin=-90&ymax=90
>
> returns a simple XML document with enough info to bind to layers  
> that match the keyword/bounds restrictions.
>
> In the spirit of "making things work" Sonny :)
> The "Search" tab in uDig is our client side UI interface to this  
> thing.
>
> Paul



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