A geospatial standards organization known as the Open Geospatial Consortium

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How many WFS-T clients exist?

I would like to know which applications or libraries (proprietary or open source) offer transactional Web Feature Service (WFS-T) client functionality. Those include: Desktop or online applications ...
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Is there an exhaustive, searchable catalog of all GIS web services (e.g. OGC WMS/WFS, REST, SOAP)?

Many of us have struggled to get a list of GIS services that are available on the internet. Specifically map services that expose OGC based interfaces like WMS, WFS or Web Service interfaces like REST,...
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Is there public OGC Catalog Service (CSW) available which lets ArcGIS for Desktop with CSW Client Add (WMS) To Map?

This is a follow on from a Question that I asked last year entitled Is there a public OGC Catalog Service (CSW) available?. That Question has an Accept-ed Answer but I would now like to expand upon ...
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OGIS Ole Db provider sample with read/write capability

I'm trying to determine what level of effort would be required to develop an OGIS Ole db provider for ArcGIS. There is a sample that is read-only. I would like to be able to edit featureclasses in ...
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Is there free WFS 2.0 client?

I have the task to provide my point observations data in the "WFS 2.0" (Web Feature Service 2.0) standard format. Are there any free, easy-to-use, desktop GIS clients or online viewers for showing ...
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What's up with the GeoJSON spec and CRS as a IRM?

I'm writing a web API to our GIS data, currently revamping our geocoding service. I'm creating the option for folks to specify the output type as GeoJSON so I'm trying to follow the spec. Our data is ...
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OpenLayers filter: OGC (xml) or CQL?

While having not used filtering that much in OpenLayers, we are discussing which type of filtering we should use: The OGC XML filter or the more simple CQL filter? Are one of them more appropriate ...
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Should I use WFS, WMS or SOS considering performance and security?

My task is to develop a web application which will visualize the temporal data on map and produce a kind of data flow (or animation) from the images/data which have been received from server. For ...
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Making OGC WMS/WFS look like ArcGIS Server layer, including functionality?

Esri contacted me about this question. After a good talk the conclusion was that it is not wise to build a wrapper around WMS/WFS because of possible changes to the REST interface of ArcGIS Online ...
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INSPIRE, GEOSS and OGC

(as simply as you can) what are the differences between INSPIRE, GEOSS and OGC? I will explain what I understood: (1) The OGC provides standards for web-mapping that like WMS, WFS (are these ...
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Creating OGC Services via GeoServer automatically?

I am new to GeoServer and wonder how I can create OGC Services via Geoserver automatically. I have to publish my data (Shapefiles) with a Java program as OGC Services. How can I do that? I checked ...
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ArcGIS layer format

am I correct in saying that the ArcGIS layer format for styling maps (*.lyr) is not an OGC approved format? And this is the reason that QGIS cannot read the *.lyr files? Thanks Antonio
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How can I centralize QGIS connections for multiple QGIS installations

I have multiple computers with QGIS installed on them. I regularly use the same WMS / WFS services. Now I have to connect to these services for each QGIS installation separately. It would be great ...
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Dynamic Symbolizers w/ CQL not URL encoded

I am trying user Dynamic Symbolizers in my SLD: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <StyledLayerDescriptor xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/sld" xmlns:ogc="http://www.opengis.net/ogc" xmlns:...
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Is there a public OGC Catalog Service (CSW) available?

Is there an "almost always available" service URL for a public Catalog Service (CSW) available anywhere? I'm keen to test CSW client capabilities without having to configure a CSW server.
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Can use of GML Simple Features profile by Web Feature Service (WFS) be advertised?

The ArcGIS 10.1 documentation on Working with WFS services says: The GML Simple Features profile is recommended for use with ArcGIS and is the basis for WFS support in ArcGIS. Is there an easy ...
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How to get raw values from OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) via ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1?

I posted this a few days ago to the ArcGIS Discussion Forum but have had no response so thought I would try here as well. I'm new to Web Coverage Services (WCS) but have found it easy to add one ...