[Geowanking] Re: Shapefile to Google maps converter [Now GPX loader]
david.fawcett at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 06:13:02 PDT 2005
I am sure that Frank will jump in, but I recently asked him about GPX and
OGR and my understanding was that OGR doesn't speak GPX. Of course, if
someone wanted to fund it, I am sure that it could....
On 9/8/05, Bryce W Nesbitt <bryce1 at obviously.com> wrote:
> Well, I decided to go with the GPX format. It is simple XML. If org
> can output GPX, then it is all good.
> Try it at http://www.obviously.com/gis/shp2text/gpx_loader.html . To
> use it yourself simply copy
> the html, and give your gpx file the same base name.
> The shp2text utility now outputs GPX, but there are probably better ways
> to do that.
> >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
> >Just thinking of ways to extend the geospatial web ...
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