[OSGeo-Discuss] Proposal: OSGeo Cartographic Library

Jeroen Ticheler Jeroen.Ticheler at fao.org
Mon Apr 7 03:08:28 PDT 2008

Dear Markus,
I think this is a VERY good idea!! There's definitely a need for  
something like this that would help to get uniform output from a  
number of applications using the same markup.

On Apr 7, 2008, at 10:53 AM, Markus Neteler wrote:

> Dear OSGeo,
> I would like to launch the idea of an "OSGeo Cartographic Library" to
> share concepts, source code and regression tests:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Cartographic_Library
> GRASS, QGIS and others are in the need of own map printing tools
> for high quality output but these projects should not start from  
> scratch.
> There is a wealth of underlying code already in Mapserver, Mapguide  
> etc
> which could be re-used in the terms of their respective licenses and
> certainly of programming language compatibility.
> Please hack the wiki page and post your ideas.
> Markus
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