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Snowflake releases generic GML Viewer

As a long time user of their OS MasterMap GML viewer, I was really pleased to see Snowflake release their new GML Viewer which Snowflake claims can display any GML2/3 application schema. The snowflake guys really understand GML, as an XML dialect, a good application should be able to parse the contents of a “new” […]

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GeoRSS – bringing geography to the blogs..

As Martin points out in his return to blogging (welcome back !!) one of the most interesting presentations at this OGC TC meeting was the one given by Raj Singh on GeoRSS. GeoRSS is a rapidly developing standard to encode locations into RSS feeds, so that for example, your blog aggregator software could subscribe to […]

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Open Geospatial TC meeting in Rocketville

It is not often you get driving instructions which use Rockets as landmarks, but picking up my hire car I was told to turn of the highway when I went passed the Saturn V ! Huntsville is very much a town with technology at it’s heart, home to the Marshall Space Centre, and numerous defence […]

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OGC – Setting a new direction ?

Today I attended a meeting of around 30 UK based members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), called by David Schell and Mark Reichardt who are in the UK to canvas the opinions of OGC members. This example of the OGC wanting to understand the point of view of members based this side of the […]