[mapserver-users] Making shape files on-the-fly from user input
pramsey at refractions.net
Fri Aug 23 11:32:35 EDT 2002
The more bailing wire and twine you are willing to apply to the problem,
the more is possible.
(a) generate a temporary shape file on the server
(b) have your run ogr2ogr on it to convert to mapinfo
(c) return mapinfo file to client
YC Nyon wrote:
> I wonder if there is any example which does this
> 1. User inserts comma delimited x,y, and attributes in a input form
> 2. User can select input and output projection name and whether it's a
> point, line or polygon
> 3. When submitted, a shape file is generated and send to the web or
> receipent's email.
> Search 'online geoprocessing'. not much success except for www.inovagis.org
> I know with MS and PHP , the above can be done. However, can the output be
> MapInfo since OGR is compiled together with MS-PHP?
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