[Gdal-dev] GPX format support

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Mar 9 14:25:56 EST 2007

Kralidis,Tom [Burlington] wrote:
> Does OGR have any GPX (http://www.topografix.com/gpx.asp) support at
> all?

No, it does not.

However, you can try GPSBabel -> CSV -> OGR

> A couple of scenarios:
> - user would like to upload / visualize their GPX formatted waypoints on
> a web mapping application
> - user would like to export their geospatial data into GPX format to
> load onto their GPS unit

Good ideas.

> I know one can hack this via mapscript and / or OGRs API, but does
> anyone think there's value in making this a generic functionality?

Personally, I'd say: why not.

Mateusz Loskot

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