Thu, 2 Nov 2000 17:27:24 +0100
On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 11:20:42AM -0500, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> On my last inspection OpenMap was display-only. The shapefile and vpf code
> didn't seem to include any write support.
The shapefile seemed to have. I'll need to review that.
> Note that OGDI includes a VPF reader, and I have an ogdi2shp program, so we
> should in theory be able to use these to convert VPF to shape. If you have
> a dataset you would like to try converting, feel free to send it to me,
> and I can try the process out.
> Note that the free OGDI source is becoming actively maintained again. The
> III (Interformation Interoperability Institute) has launched technical
> operations, and retained me to place the OGDI code on sourceforge, and clean
> it up a bit. I will try to keep this list abreast of significant developments
> on this front.
Great news. That would make the task of vpf2xxx conversion much easier!
> I hope that at some point OGDI can be distributed on the FreeGIS CDs.
If you manage to have OGDI read vpf and write e.g. shapefiles, I'll
promise to immediately build rpm's and add it to the FreeGIS CD.
Jan-Oliver Wagner http://intevation.de/~jan/
Intevation GmbH http://intevation.de/