geospatial python and how to convert multilinestrings to kml

Andrew MacIntyre andymac at bullseye.apana.org.au
Wed Mar 4 11:10:54 CET 2009


Danny Shevitz wrote:
> Howdy,
> 
> I need to do some geospatial work and am a complete newbie at this. I have
> access to a PostGIS database and there are lots of MultiLineString objects.
> I want to run a python algorithm that determines a group of these MultiLineString
> objects and creates a KML file of the results. 
> 
> Is there a pythonic way (some existing module) to convert PostGIS 
> MultiLineStrings to a KML file format?

OGR - http://www.gdal.org/ogr/index.html
Note that that page says the Python bindings aren't well documented.

You might also find FWTools (http://fwtools.maptools.org/) useful.

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