Python and GIS

Cameron Laird claird at
Wed Jan 8 18:42:55 CET 2003

In article <6qy95vvg5r.fsf at>,
Bernhard Herzog  <bh at> wrote:
>Thomas Guettler <zopestoller at> writes:
>> I need an interactive map:
>> The user should zoom in and out. In the smallest
>> view needed you should see towns. Some
>> towns should be "clickable". If you click on
>> a town data from our database should be displayed.
>> Now I need two things: The data and the viewer.
>> The data should be from russia.
>> It would be good if the data and the viewer are
>> open source. But this is not an obligation.
>Getting free geographic data is a big problem outside of the USA. I'm
>not sure about the situation in Russia but in Europe most geo-data
>collected by the government is sold only for very high fees.
<URL: > hints at what's possible
over a weekend.

Cameron Laird <Cameron at>

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