[OSGeo-Discuss] Proposal: OSGeo Cartographic Library

Franck Martin franck.martin at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 04:23:21 PDT 2008

I have noticed over the years the unmatched quality of prints from  
GMT.  Unfortunately GMT is not user friendly.

I also found out I print to PDF first then send the PDF to the  
printer, this ensure best quality check. However I think PDF has  
issues with transparency.

sent from my iPhone!

On 07/04/2008, at 20:53, "Markus Neteler" <neteler at osgeo.org> 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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