[OpenLayers-Dev] How do metacarta provide the VPF feed?

Ian Mayo ian at planetmayo.com
Fri Apr 24 01:39:52 EDT 2009

thanks for your inputs chaps, it sounds like I triggered some fond
memories there.

[follow up question started in separate thread]


On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 1:37 AM, Christopher Schmidt
<crschmidt at metacarta.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 05:01:36PM -0400, Schuyler Erle wrote:
>> It's rendered with MapServer, backed by GDAL/OGR and OGDI. I think I
>> wrote the map file for it when I was working there, unless my memory is
>> seriously distorted.
> No serious distortion.
>> They've probably tweaked it since.
> Not a bit.
>> For example, I don't remember if we use ogr2ogr to convert the VPF
>> data to Shapefile, or whether it reads the VPF data directly.
> Neither :) The data was originally converted (before either of our time,
> I believe) using now-defunct binary only ogdi tools.

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