[OSGeo-Discuss] Proposal: OSGeo Cartographic Library

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun Apr 13 08:58:41 PDT 2008

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 2:58 PM, Christopher Schmidt <
crschmidt at crschmidt.net> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 11:18:48AM +0300, Ari Jolma wrote:
> > I'm still very much interested in this. Cairo would provide a single API
> > to render to an image buffer, on PDF and others. It has good support for
> > rendering text with various fonts and there are high-level language
> APIs.
> >
> > Currently Cairo can be used in Geoinformatica to render geodata,
> > legends, etc. on a map. I'm already using that a bit and will use it
> > much more in the future.
> I think that for the task you've described, looking into Mapnik might
> be a good idea.

Some more is here:

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