[OSM-talk] MXD for OSM data?
Martijn van Exel
mvexel at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 23:27:35 GMT 2010
On Jan 18, 2010, at 12:24 AM, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> El Lunes, 18 de Enero de 2010, Martijn van Exel escribió:
>> Someone asked me for an ESRI MXD file for OSM data. Does such a thing
> Short answer: no.
>> Does the question even make sense? I'm not very good at ESRI lingo,
>> but apparently it's some kind of stylesheet.
> Long answer: a .mxd file is a "project" file. It's nothing but a bunch of
> links to data files (or database connections, or WMS/WFS links), and
> the "stylesheets" applied to each one, plus the layering order, plus
> (optionally) VB scripts embedded in the project file.
VB Scripts? Are you kidding me? Wow.
I guess the stylesheets is what they're after. Are those in a separate file or is it all just one blob of VBScript and XML and whatnot?
> A .mxd file is not data. And OSM is All About The Data(tm).
> Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>
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