Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#5095 closed enhancement (fixed)

Add support for Google Latitude KML output

Reported by: 45136 Owned by: warmerdam
Priority: normal Milestone: 1.11.0
Component: OGR_SF Version: unspecified
Severity: normal Keywords:


As discovered here:

GDAL and OGR drivers are not able to load KML written by Google Latitude. Garmin BaseCamp was the only software I found to read and display the format.

A working script for translating to GPX can be found here: (not sure about the license of that).

It would be nice to have that in the KML driver as well.

Attachments (1)

example.kml (4.1 KB ) - added by 45136 11 years ago.
Sample kml file created by Google Latitiude

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Change History (3)

by 45136, 11 years ago

Attachment: example.kml added

Sample kml file created by Google Latitiude

comment:1 by Even Rouault, 11 years ago

Milestone: 2.0
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

trunk r26053 "LIBKML: add support for reading <gx:Track> as a LINESTRING (#5095)"

Note that this is in the LIBKML driver not the legacy KML driver. And the <when> elements are lost. An alternative would be to split the track as as many points with each timestamp attached. But would require more significant development effort (funding can help).

comment:2 by Even Rouault, 10 years ago

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