[erlang-questions] Any Erlang GIS software out there?
Tue Dec 20 20:38:30 CET 2011
Am Dienstag, 20. Dezember 2011, 08:55:47 schrieb Anthony Molinaro:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 01:17:27PM +0100, Dave Cottlehuber wrote:
> > On 15 September 2011 18:06, Anthony Molinaro
> > <anthonym@REDACTED> wrote:
> > > I'm interested in doing some reverse geocoding (taking lat/long and
> > > getting nearby cities). While looking around I've not seen any GIS
> > > related software written in erlang. So just wondering if I'm
> > > missing
> > > anything? Anyone written any GIS related software in Erlang?
> > GeoCouch https://github.com/couchbase/geocouch by Volker Mische is a
> > popular erlang extension to CouchDB that does GIS stuff such as
> > bounding box queries. You would need to have the list of interesting
> > stuff such as cities in the Couch DB already.
> Thanks for the pointer, but the trick is the interesting stuff, which
> AFAIK is not readily available (ie, city bounding box data is not
> easily available, even country data is not readily available as far
> as I can tell).
we use openstreetmap for this.
<searchresults timestamp="Tue, 20 Dec 11 13:56:30 -0500" attribution="Data
Copyright OpenStreetMap Contributors, Some Rights Reserved. CC-BY-SA 2.0."
place_id="127734" osm_type="node" osm_id="25929985" place_rank="15"
lat="59.3307611" lon="18.0613098" display_name="Stockholm, Stockholms län,
Svealand, Schweden, Europa" class="place" type="city"
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