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3 items tagged “geodata”

Of Building Blocks, Rosetta Stones and Geographic Identifiers. Yahoo! GeoPlanet is now mapped to identifiers from other gazetteers such as GeoNames, FIPS and IATA—and those identifiers are available via the GeoPlanet API. # 11th April 2010, 9:53 pm

A set of geodata, or a map, is libre only if somebody can give you a cake with that map on top, as a present.

Ivan Sanchez # 12th November 2009, 10:52 am

GeoNames: missing countries. United Arab Emirates and a few other countries are missing from the GeoNames XML set I used to seed Django People. I’ve added UAE by hand; I’ll add the others as soon as I have time. # 23rd January 2008, 10:45 am