Opened 3 weeks ago

Last modified 12 days ago

#16880 new enhancement

Add support for WFS layer

Reported by: lucadeluge@… Owned by: team
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Core Version:
Keywords: wfs gml Cc:


It could be really useful to add support for WFS layer.

I'm not sure if it could be in the core or in opendata plugin.

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comment:1 Changed 3 weeks ago by Don-vip

Owner: changed from team to lucadeluge@…
Status: newneedinfo

Not in core as it needs third parties libraries. I think GeoTools provides WFS support. Why do you need it?

comment:2 Changed 3 weeks ago by anonymous

Component: CorePlugin

Because I have several Gigabytes of data and I would like to share them using WFS services and link these services into OSM Tasking Manager.

I changed component from core to generic plugin

comment:3 Changed 3 weeks ago by Don-vip

Is it public data? We need access to some public servers if we want to add this. Also it must be of public interest for the OSM community.

comment:4 Changed 2 weeks ago by Don-vip

Found a good example of WFS OSM data: osmwiki:Magosm. Could be useful to browse it using JOSM.

comment:5 Changed 2 weeks ago by Don-vip

Component: PluginCore
Owner: changed from lucadeluge@… to team
Status: needinfonew

Maybe this can be done in core after all. WFS is probably quite similar to WMS so maybe external libraries are not needed.

comment:6 Changed 12 days ago by Don-vip

Keywords: gml added

WFS relies on GML so it must be supported as well.
I wrote a small GML parser in opendata plugin but it requires GeoTools and JTS. I don't remember why, probably because at that time JOSM core did not provide as many projections as it does today.

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