[Openstreetmap] How should we draw and update the maps?
matt at matt-amos.uklinux.net
Wed Dec 8 19:22:51 GMT 2004
On Tuesday 07 December 2004 19:10, Matt Amos wrote:
> On Monday 06 December 2004 21:36, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > But I suspect we should look at existing GIS software packages.
> > I'm not sure if MapEditor is the correct approach, nor if writing
> > our own vector drawing app is a useful exercise.
> > Using qgis and grass with PostGIS might be a sensible approach.
> qgis and grass seem to be really well-developed already, so it
> might be difficult to integrate extra functionality into them.
> qgis/grass also seem to be very "heavyweight" applications, which
> raises the barrier of entry to contributing to the project.
i've tried compiling grass in several different ways (different flags,
options, library versions) but it hasnt worked yet...
i'll try qgis some time soon.
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