OT: Map generation/plotting

Bernhard Herzog bh at intevation.de
Fri Aug 3 11:49:27 CEST 2001

David Bolen <db3l at fitlinxx.com> writes:

> Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> writes:
> >     David> Does anyone have experience with or pointers to libraries or
> >     David> utilities that would simplify the job of displaying maps and
> >     David> translating locations (aka lat/long) to the map for highlighting?
> > 
> > Mapblast?  Mapquest?
> Hmm, thanks, although I may not have been clear enough :-)
> Those will certainly work interactively, but at least last time I
> looked, those sites didn't publish source code or libraries that I
> could use in my own applications, do they?  (Just peeked again and
> didn't see anything, aside from some help on embedding stuff in web
> pages which won't work for what I'm aiming for)

Sounds like http://FreeGIS.org/ might have what your looking for.
FreeGIS.org provides an overview over free (FSF-sense) software for
Geographic Information Systems. 


PS: I work for the guys running that site :)

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