[OSGeo-Discuss] Proposal: OSGeo Cartographic Library

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitchell at osgeo.org
Mon Apr 7 09:36:18 PDT 2008

On 7-Apr-08, at 1:53 AM, Markus Neteler wrote:
> I would like to launch the idea of an "OSGeo Cartographic Library" to
> share concepts, source code and regression tests:

Thanks Markus - you beat me to it! :)

Having grown up learning ArcPlot, I long for the ability to compose  
maps and output them in a high-quality plotter-ready format.  Also, I  
miss the ability to script the creation of maps which is needed in  
many industrial or highly-productive mapping environments (e.g. GUI- 
based map design tools are the bane of productivity in many offices  
I've been in).

I'll add my notes to the wiki and start to use the discussion page too.


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