[GRASSLIST:2079] Re: Web basaed GIS with GRASS
grass at cubok.com
Thu Jul 5 20:50:46 EDT 2001
Quickly how did you build it?
And where do you see it's "fit" in the discussion here about GIS vs Web and
supported file types, esri import/export, online data
It is looking good so far - my poor 56k connection is struggling!
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Preston" <jpreston at uwimona.edu.jm>
To: "Richard Ford" <grass at cubok.com>
Sent: Friday, July 06, 2001 2:27 AM
Subject: Web basaed GIS with GRASS
> Hi, I came across your email talking about using the full power of GRASS
> I have been working on an add-on for GRASS 4.x to allow this.
> If you have the time you can try and connect to it via
> http://126.96.36.199:8000/jdb/icens.sivs?class=gis using the username
> the password "icens".
> It shows I think that with some work it would be easy to have the full
> capability of GRASS available via the web.
> Let me know what you think.
> John Preston.
> P.S. Please bear in mind that it is a work in progress.
> Richard Ford wrote:
> > G'Day All,
> > Our company has been hired to help some academics do some sophisticated
> > enabled GIS stuff.
> > Now the academics are good at GIS and what not. They are currently
> > ArcView. I have dabbled in ArcIMS to make web viewable pages and did
> > to work - but the program has to be the most inflexible and error prone
> > install problems ever.
> > We are as a company committed to open source so we started trying GRASS.
> > am 1.3 through two tutorials on it.
> > My question before I get too far is...
> > We want to be able to store the data in a more sophisticated manner -
> > MySQL or Sybase database. And be able to enter and manipulate that data
> > from a web page with PHP. The idea is to allow the stake holders in the
> > area being studied a level of "What if" analysis.
> > Plus the general benefit of storing data in a proper RDMS for other more
> > general data mining tasks.
> > Now how does or does GRASS support any form of serving live dynamic
> > content for a web site. Or is ti just a stand alone GIS like ArcView.
> > We are looking for the ArcIMS way of doing things - or presenting things
> > once created in an ArcVIEW session. Is GRASS more analogous to ArcView
> > not ArcIMS? Or can it do both?
> > What are the suggestions from the experts? :)
> > Cheers,
> > Richard Ford.
> > Cubok PTY LTD
> > richard at cubok.com www.cubok.com
> > richard at millpost.com.au www.millpost.com.au
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