Maps anybody

Chris Williams chris.williams@REDACTED
Thu Feb 26 12:04:02 CET 2004

>       - what are the most common formats for digital maps?
There are quite a few depending on company delivering them ;-(
Navigation systems(Digital charts etc..)  are usably compliant to a system
called ECDIS defined by IMO(International Maritime organization)

>       - where can I obtain detailed free world/regional maps?
Kazza is quite a good place for finding navigational charts ;-)
Sorry to say I do not know if you can find world maps there ;-(
On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Joe Armstrong wrote:

>   Does anybody know anything about digital maps?
>   I would like an outline map of the world - just a list of vectors.
>   Also, can anybody know the answers to the following questions?
> 	- what are the most common formats for digital maps?
> 	- where can I obtain detailed free world/regional maps?
> 	- where are the formats specified
> 	- is there any Erlang code to parse/transform/plot map data?
>   Why    do   I    want   this?     -   I've    joined    Planet   lab
> ( and  soon Erlang  will be running  on all
> planet lab nodes - and I'd like graph the performance of the system on
> a world map.
>   /Joe

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