[GeoJSON] GeoJSON in OpenLayers

Tim Schaub noreply at geocartic.com
Mon Mar 26 12:49:01 PDT 2007

Hey Sean-

Sean Gillies wrote:
> Tim Schaub wrote:
>> Hello-
>> I've put together a GeoJSON reader/writer for OpenLayers.  You can 
>> digitize some features and see the resulting GeoJSON (my own flavor) in 
>> this example:
>> http://dev.openlayers.org/sandbox/tschaub/geojson/examples/geojson.html
> Tim,
> I prefer "properties" (GML terminology) to "attributes" to avoid 
> confusion with Javascript or HTML terms. I also have a preference for an 
> explicit "geometry" attribute containing type and data. My $0.02.
> I'm looking forward to trying out the new OpenLayers code soon.
> Cheers,
> Sean

Thanks for the feedback.  I've updated the example with your suggestions.

Each feature now looks something like

     id: string,
     geometry: {
         type: string,
         data: array
     properties: object



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