[postgis-users] FW: [OpenLayers-Users] GeoJSON

Obe, Regina robe.dnd at cityofboston.gov
Wed Jun 6 12:59:37 PDT 2007

Thought this might be of interest to some people on this list.  I know
the topic of GeoJSON has come up in the past.


-----Original Message-----
From: users-bounces at openlayers.org [mailto:users-bounces at openlayers.org]
On Behalf Of Tim Schaub
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2007 3:33 PM
To: users at openlayers.org
Subject: [OpenLayers-Users] GeoJSON

Stephen Woodbridge wrote:
> Isn't Tim or someone else working on GeoJSON to give an alternative to

> WFS that does not have the XML parsing and overhead? I would think
> this might be a good alternative. If this is really happening, then we

> might want to ping the mapserver list about support GeoJSON in the 5.0

> release.
> -Steve W

I think we're close to an agreed upon specification for GeoJSON.

You can take a look at WKT/GML/GeoJSON side by side (sort of) in this

FeatureServer will deal in GeoJSON.  I'm guessing GeoServer will as 
well.  It would be cool to get MapServer in on it.


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