A standard way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file

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Are ArcGIS *.lyr and *.mxd data format specs published?

Are the binary formats of *.lyr and *.mxd files published?
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How to convert between KML and Esri's shapefile (SHP) format?

My users are sending me point data that were digitized using GoogleEarth. How can I convert their KML to a shapefile?
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Is there any open source library for reading OCAD files?

I would like to read map files created by OCAD (.ocd). The file format specification is open and available on the web page, but it's binary and complex. Is there an open source library that can be ...