[OSGeo-Discuss] How to make a map on a CD [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

André Cruvinel Resende andrecr at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 21:46:47 PDT 2010


I used the LiveDVD OSGeo to make a presentation yesterday and works just fine!!!

I know that it´s possible to put on a USB driver too.

Take a look.


2010/7/1 Bob Basques <bob.b at gritechnologies.com>:
> All, I did some related research on this last moth, trying different
> packages and ideas about hoe to create GeoPDF(a little easier) and
> 3DPDFs(harder)  while both options for output are indeed open standards,
> there are only a select few tools to generate the output, and all the (good)
> ones I could find were commercial.
> I've put aside the ideas for a while, but I'm still very interested in this
> type of processing, specifically the 3DPDF generation.   If any others here
> discover any tools related to U3D and/or 3DPDF generation, I would very much
> appreciate pointers.
> Thanks
> bobb
> On 7/1/2010 12:31 PM, Mike Toews wrote:
>> On 1 July 2010 07:22, Arthur Molina<arthurmolina at yahoo.com.br>  wrote:
>>> Isn't GeoPDF a proprietary and payed format?
>> It is an open Standard. Both OGC 08-139r1 and ISO 32000. However, I've
>> never seen it used outside of the Adobe/ESRI scope, so a better
>> question is what OS software either support rendering or displaying
>> GeoPDFs?
>> Considering my impressions of the state of GeoPDF, I don't think it
>> ins't the best option for distributing data on a CD. My suggestion is
>> to store the vector data in SHP or Spatialite format, and have a
>> desktop GIS on the same LiveCD. My vote is for Quantum GIS (QGIS)
>> since it is the easiest to make a nice looking map that is also
>> interactive.
>> -Mike
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