[Geowanking] MapPoint with Python
reid at umn.edu
Tue Jul 22 16:30:23 PDT 2008
Sean Gillies wrote:
> Fernando Torre wrote:
>> I am trying to access Microsoft MapPoint SOAP services using python. I can't
>> seem to find any good enough SOAP libraries for python and MapPoint seems to
>> have a lot of requirements, such as HTTP Digest Authentication. Anyone have
>> any experience with MapPoint or handling SOAP requests using python? Thanks!
> The Python-SOAP story is not great. Use any other non-SOAP option from
> Virtual Earth.
All we need is geocoding. Are there non-SOAP ways to get this from the
server side? We are finding the Microsoft documentation extremely hard
to comprehend, so it's hard to tell.
Since all we need is geocoding, we're perfectly happy to fake up a SOAP
body and send that, rather than using a real SOAP library.
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