[gdal-dev] GeoJSON from FME

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Feb 3 05:04:20 EST 2009

Guillaume Sueur wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm trying to feed my app with a geoJSON file generated by FME, which
> then should be translated to postGIS by ogr. But the FME GeoJSON looks
> suspicious, as it begins by :
> {"LIEU_Geocodes_new":{"type":"FeatureCollection"
> where LIEU_Geocodes_new is the name of the original MapInfo file
> processed to geoJSON by FME.
> this global object is out of the geoJSON specifications, and makes ogr
> fail to translate the file. If I just remove this encapsulation, it goes
> well.


I can confirm that FME returns extra bits in GeoJSON output.
As I see, it isn't documented in "FME Readers and Writers" manual, so 
little to say.

> Any of you would know why FME is returning such misformed geoJSON ?

I would suggest to ask your question on FMETalk


Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org

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