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What are the challenges to implementing a version control system for geospatial data?

Not that I am in any immediate need of a right answer here, but I've lately seen some efforts to introduce the concept of "(distributed) version control systems" for geographic data. Some examples ...
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Where can I get a world map with boundaries of regions and communities for commercial use?

I am looking for a vector file worldmap which should include as many boundaries reaching to a very small level (like ZIP-Codes/small communities/etc) as possible. The data of Natural Earth is quite ...
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I'm looking for a comprehensive database of all cities/towns in South Africa

The title says it all really - I'm looking for a comprehensive list/database of all cities/towns in South Africa. I know about these guys: http://www.afrigis.co.za/, but they're just not getting back ...
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Site to download al USGS Topo Maps in bulk

I am trying to create seamless topomap WMS or TMS layer that covers the entire US (not interested in geo-pdfs). To do that, I need either the rasters (geo-tiffs, etc) or preferably vectors (whatever ...
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Postal areas for Germany? - Shape?

does anyone of you know how and where I can download postal area districts of Germany in shape files (download free of charge if possible). best regards desputin
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GIS storage format for better performance - Android device

We have developed an android application which loads different eco-zones and does geo-fencing based on current GPS location. We have converted a shapefile to KML, then to JSON format, for loading in ...
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How is the legal situation for edited maps?

I am currently working on a commercial GIS project and have a lot of uncertainties regarding legal situations and terms of use for different maps. For example, the data of eurostat does not allow a ...
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How do I create a geodata service from a certain Version?

This is with ArcGIS for Server and Desktop 10.1 I want to host a geodata service, but I don't want it to be from the DEFAULT version. I want it to be from an alternate version, that I can check the ...
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Automated quality control and assurance - geodata?

I've recently started looking at the issue of automated quality control and assurance of geographic data. What software exists that can be used for accomplishing this? Esri has got their product ...
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What alternatives are there for hosting shapefiles too large for GeoCommons?

I've got a ~500M shapefile I'd like to place where it is publicly accessible and can be found via search. Specifically this dataset is the Bernalillo County, NM assessor parcel and tax database, which ...
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Shapefiles *.dbf data, encoding problem

I have to work with the Shapefiles, and all is fine except data in *.dbf When I have first deserialized file, I have thought, that I'm doing smth wrong, but when any soft like (QGIS, SAGA, ESRI ...
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General terms for the Esri-terms “Layer” and “Feature Class”

I'm familiar with these terms used by ESRI: Layer Stores visual properties (color, symbols,…) does not store data (attributes, coordinates) links to a Feature Class (or raster data) Feature Class ...
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Geotools wfs getFeature

I want to retrieve the feature Collection from a wfs server with the java library GeoTools. I tried this code, but unfortunately the program fails to execute. public class App { public static void ...
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Overview over the current activities and results to represent GeoData semantically to allow formal reasoning?

I am currently interested in representing some geo-data in a semantic way via RDF/OWL to allow formal reasoning on a geometry level. However I am lacking a good overview on the current standards to ...
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Point Symbolizer() in rundemo.cpp file Giving error

The code is given Below: roads2_rule_11.append(point_symbolizer("abc.png")); The error is given below: rundemo.cpp: In function âint main(int, char**)â: rundemo.cpp:142:57: error: no matching ...
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Where can I find geodata on livestock densities?

I am currently looking for geodata that represents livestocks (cattle, pig, poultry) at most detailed resolution for France. Up to now, the best data I was able to find is the FAO's GLOBAL LIVESTOCK ...
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What is the process of converting geodata in ArcMap 10 to WKT format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shapefiles to Text What is the process of converting geodata in ArcMap 10 to WKT format? I am not a programmer so much, but will learn if needed. I have a set of ...
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geodata question and servercontext c#

Hello i have some questions and i hope if you could answer me please 1-can I connect to the GEOData server without using arcSDE? If yes what is the different classes Or interfaces I can use to ...
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What is a purpose of parameter 'separater' in mapnik csv plugin datasource?

What is the purpose of the parameter 'separater' in the Mapnik CSV plugin DataSource Example of the code: parameters p; p["type"]="csv"; p["inline"]=quotedStr; ...
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How I use point symbolizer for styling in mapnik c++ source code?

I have tried point symbolizer for styling in c++ mapnik source code ,the given code line : roads2_rule_11.append(point_symbolizer("/home/razaliaqat/raza.jpg")); But it is giving an error given ...
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Pass Data as a String Using Mapnik CVS Plugin

I am new in mapnik and c++ I need Help. I have a code written in C++ that read a data using postGis .The Sample Code is given Below: parameters p; p["type"]="postgis"; ...
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European route E4 in geodata format

Good morning, Has anybody locate any kml, shp or gpx file with the complete European trail E4 ? Lots of google search navigates me to nowhere ... Dimitris
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Desktop tool to batch convert Shapefils to CSV with polygon outline coordinates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert .shp to .csv including attributes AND geometry? Is there a desktop tool that would allow me to take dozens of large (300MB) shapefiles and convert them ...