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Mapperz, Blogger, GIS Cartographer & Consultant, Geo-Innovator - Senior Mapping Guru & Part-time Numpty

Twitter @mapperz

Blog http://mapperz.blogspot.com/


Apr
18
comment How to convert osm way xml to openlayers feature?
You can use json with mapquest example: open.mapquestapi.com/nominatim/v1/…
Apr
18
reviewed Approve Querytask/query - executed select
Apr
18
reviewed Reject How do I export metadata to HTML format via ArcGIS 10?
Apr
18
comment How to convince an organization to move towards open source GIS?
QGIS with PostGIS is one example - direct connection no middle management (ie ArcSDE). Convincing higher management usually starts with 'we can save money here.'
Apr
18
comment How to convince an organization to move towards open source GIS?
With economic pressures and budget cuts it can be come necessity. Though the main point is 'purchased/licensed' GIS software usually comes with technical and training support from the vendor.
Apr
18
answered What is the easiest one click install method for PostGIS and it's entire dependencies?
Apr
18
reviewed Approve Source for US parcel boundary data?
Apr
18
answered Connnect to PostGIS db using QGIS - when not on localhost
Apr
18
comment
The current limit (1200 characters) per nomination candidate. This not going to be changed.
Apr
18
comment
Your record of helpful flags for moderators attention is honourable to this community. The Open Source GIS is very community driven and good source of innovation, this is helping everyday users (and students) get into GIS at little or no cost.
Apr
17
comment Where can I download Real time Traffic and weather data for the world?
Weather can be retrieved from wunderground.com/weather/api/d/pricing.html
Apr
17
comment Where can I download Real time Traffic and weather data for the world?
There is not one source for what you are requesting.
Apr
17
revised What traits identify 2D, 2.5D, 3D geometries, and how can you convert downward, such as from 2.5D to 2D?
25d to 2.5d
Apr
17
reviewed Approve How can I align two non-coincident equi-resolution raster grids?
Apr
17
comment
Have sent request about 'character limit ' to stack exchange administrators
Apr
17
revised How can I map data points to OpenStreetMap (OSM) line data?
typo and addition
Apr
17
comment
Please see the previous Election for Ideas 'Introduction, Approach and Credentials' - gis.stackexchange.com/election/1
Apr
17
comment
Please see the previous Election for Ideas 'Introduction, Approach and Credentials' - gis.stackexchange.com/election/1
Apr
17
comment Displaying a dynamic KML file on Google Maps as it is on Google Earth
Network KML is NOT FULLY supported on Google Maps - Only Google Earth - see groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/… "We don't support many KML features - refreshMode is one of them." {Google Employee}
Apr
17
comment Converting Easting, Northing, and Elevation to Station and Elevation
What GIS software are you using?