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Thursday, February 02, 2006

GeoRSS for Google Maps

Slashgeo and O’Reilly Radar both cite the creation of MGeoRSS, an extension to GeoRSS that supports Google Maps/Local. Said another way, you can use tagged RSS feeds to populate a Google Map.

GeoRSS is an effort by several OGC types, among others, which in time, may become an approved standard. GeoRSS allows geographic tagging of RSS in a standard way, based on a (very simple) profile of GML. (I consult to OGC.)

Mikel Maron, who is behind it, notes that Yahoo and worldKit support GeoRSS and now challenges Google to do so, too. Cool!

by Adena Schutzberg on 02/02 at 07:47 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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