[Gdal-dev] GPX format support
archer at eskimo.com
Fri Mar 9 16:17:57 EST 2007
On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> I think it is desirable to add a GPX driver to OGR for reading and writing.
> However, as far as I know MapServer currently has no mechanism to return
> feature data using OGR to write it. This might be a desirable addition to
> mapserver - perhaps as part of the WFS server protocol?
> In any event, getting GPX into OGR for read and write would have a variety
> of applications right away.
I don't know if this is of interest, but I've personally used
"gpsbabel" to snag user-drawn data out of National Geographic Topo
save-files, saving them to GPX format. I then used "gpx2shape.pl"
to convert them to Shapefiles, at which point I could suck them into
any GIS app. Worked well.
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