[Phpmyadmin-devel] GSoC Idea OpenGIS Support
madhura.cj at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 04:32:36 CET 2011
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 2:02 AM, Ravindra Nath Kakarla <
ravindhranath at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Michal,
> Thanks for your feedback.
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:50 PM, Michal Čihař <michal at cihar.com> wrote:
>> Dne Wed, 23 Mar 2011 02:02:32 +0530
>> Ravindra Nath Kakarla <ravindhranath at gmail.com> napsal(a):
>> > I have the following suggestions regarding the OpenGIS support in
>> > phpMyAdmin.
>> > Problem: There is no proper representation of spatial data. The current
>> > version shows the bytes occupied by the spatial data value.
>> > Suggestion: A visual representation of data will be more apt or at least
>> > representation to show which type of geometry class it is has to be
>> > Problem: The user cannot edit the fields of spatial data. Raw data is
>> > displayed.
>> > Suggestion: A similar interface mentioned above can be used to edit the
>> > value of a spatial field. The corresponding visual representation can be
>> > displayed if required.
>> There was also suggestion to allow use of maps like openstreetmap.org or
>> google maps for displaying/editing the data.
> I feel a simple graphical editor for manipulating spatial data will be more
> appropriate. Not all data may correspond to real world
> geography. Additionally, the data can be linked to OSM if user wishes to
> manipulate it that way. Is there any license issue with using google maps?
A good compromise would be to link to OSM when a spacial reference id is
present and visualize GIS data in simple graphical editor otherwise.
Thanks and Regards,
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