[postgis-users] PostGIS Usage Survey
georef at tie.cl
Fri Jan 31 20:43:26 PST 2003
> >- Name of the organization
> Referencia S.A.. I have a small GIS consulting shop in Temuko-Chile
> >- Data being managed in the database
Indigenous Populations Territories
Cities (39) poligon
Cities (5) street network
etc, etc, etc, 450 Mb of gis data.
> >- How the data is being accessed / manipulated
> After some experimenting we did a PHP Mapscript web application with
Postgis as spatial backend. Basic features use intersect (distance=0 a&&b)
> >- Why you chose to use PostGIS for the application
> Open source. Open standards. Glues perfectly with Mapserver. In prospectus
GEOS. Builds over PostgreSQL.
> It is very flexible and seems to be built on solid algorithms (i.e. I get
> trustworthy results). A highly responsive user/support community (I'm
> including mapserver here).
A good GIS front end like Mapinfo, or a good conection to MI!!!
Juanse Barros J.
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