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Astun Technology and Faunalia are working on a set of tools to convert Ordnance Survey's data to PostGIS or Shapefile.
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This page is intended as a central location for ideas feeding into creating open source tools for interacting with Ordnance Survey data / products.
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Astun Technology and Faunalia are working on a set of tools to convert Ordnance Survey's GML based data sets to PostGIS or Shapefile.  
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== osmmloader  ==
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== QGIS Plugins  ==
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Feel free to add possible features here for a QGIS plugin to allow users to easily interact with OS products
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=== Ideas for features<br>  ===
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*Ability for users to paste emails from OpenData ordering site into QGIS and have QGIS download and store the data in a sensible manner
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*Feature to generate "extents" for each dataset to quickly determine what data coverage the user currently has
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*Easily convert compressed GML into shapefile or PostGIS
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*Manage a local PostGIS database of mastermap data
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*Handle updates of OS data (OpenData and other)
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*A gazateer plugin to be able to easily type in a place name to get QGIS to zoom to that location

Revision as of 19:56, 27 June 2011

This page is intended as a central location for ideas feeding into creating open source tools for interacting with Ordnance Survey data / products.

Astun Technology and Faunalia are working on a set of tools to convert Ordnance Survey's GML based data sets to PostGIS or Shapefile.

osmmloader

QGIS Plugins

Feel free to add possible features here for a QGIS plugin to allow users to easily interact with OS products

Ideas for features

  • Ability for users to paste emails from OpenData ordering site into QGIS and have QGIS download and store the data in a sensible manner
  • Feature to generate "extents" for each dataset to quickly determine what data coverage the user currently has
  • Easily convert compressed GML into shapefile or PostGIS
  • Manage a local PostGIS database of mastermap data
  • Handle updates of OS data (OpenData and other)
  • A gazateer plugin to be able to easily type in a place name to get QGIS to zoom to that location