Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of BluePrintGISGeolocator


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Timestamp:
09/27/10 22:15:12 (11 years ago)
Author:
Fran Boon
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  • BluePrintGISGeolocator

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    1 == !GeoLocator ==
     1= !GeoLocator =
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    33Initial work done by by Zubin Mithra (zubin71)
    44
    55A python module for a geolocator using
    6  * Google API(implemented)
    7  * Yahoo API(implemented)
    8  * !GeoNames(pending)
     6 * Google API
     7 * Yahoo API
     8 * !GeoNames
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    1010Input: service_name, location name
    1111
    12 Output format: JSON(easy front end parsing)
     12Output format: JSON (easy front end parsing)
     13
     14== Status ==
     15Basic Google/Yahoo webservice calls are in {{{modules/s3gis.py}}}.
     16
     17This needs tying into the front-end [BluePrintGISLocationsHierarchy#LocationSelector Location Selector].
     18
     19!GeoNames support needs adding (there is some GeoNames functionality in S3GIS).
     20
     21== API ==
    1322
    1423Output most likely to be used in: !OpenLayers
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     25
     26== ToDo ==
    1627A simple controller function would be nice to access the module classes
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    18 Also add,
    1929 1. functionality for BBOX
    2030 2. provision to get results from all services
    2131 3. provision to get results in multiple formats(xml, JSON, kml)
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    23 to check out
     33Also see:
    2434 * http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org
    2535 * Review of Geocoders: http://lin-ear-th-inking.blogspot.com/2010/03/open-source-geocoders.html