[mapguide-internals] Stylization FTW
jason at jasonbirch.com
Fri Jan 8 04:45:29 EST 2010
No, not GeoPDFs :)
Even TerraGo (the originator of GeoPDF) considers it to be a legacy format
now, even though it's published as an OGC best practice (insert your
favourite three letters starting with W and ending with F here...).
This blog post is a good read that sorta almost helps to clarify things:
Except I think that it really only hints at the real reason :)
MapGuide were to support geo-registered PDFs, we would want to support the
Adobe extension which -- as I understand it -- is in the ISO standards
track. Here's a direct link to the extension (page 49 of EL3)
I hate ISO standards because you have to pay to read them, but at least for
version 1.7 Adobe has maintained freely readable versions as well.
For completeness, here's a link to the legacy GeoPDF best practice doc:
2010/1/8 Jackie Ng
> You mean GeoPDFs?
> It's apparently an official OGC spec now, but for the life of me I can't
> find the document that lays out all the nitty gritty details!
> - Jackie
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