[Geowanking] Re: Shapefile to Google maps converter
sparafina at comcast.net
Tue Aug 16 07:19:48 PDT 2005
I agree, but I wasn't clear. The OGR library already has a GML driver,
so if a GMAP driver was added to OGR a person could write a WFS
connector to the Google Maps API. You could even just rebuild ogr2ogr
and exec out the translation.
Just thinking of ways to extend the geospatial web ...
Bryce W Nesbitt wrote:
>> Thanks, this could be included into OGR
>> (http://www.remotesensing.org/ogr/) since you're using shapelib and
>> OGR already can write GML.
> Better might be to skip that step totally. I use xml as a glorified
> map. Someone willing to wade in GML's obscurities presumably could suck
> in GML directly.
> -Bryce Nesbitt
> NB: I find the .csv support in ogr confusing -- it seems to not support
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