Debian-Edu Cartography Team

This page was created to join forces for tasks that provide special skills:


Additional to general knowledge of geocordinates, any specific skills in handling the different geotools are of great benefit: Perl/Php4 coders are welcome as well as advanced users of xplanet, geosphere, KDE marble or even googleearth.

Joining this team shows that you are ready to help out with specific Debian related issues that are connected to the skills described above. Please, just write down your WikiName. If you wish to introduce yourself, you can use your HomePage.


Xplanet is used to create new maps whenever new schools pop up. This implies running some perl scripts on maintainer that extract coordinates from a Mysql database and exports them to a text file. An impression of our results can be seen at:

Futher tasks could include immediate presentation of Mysql contents, e.g. using PHP+gd, or supporting further geofile formats, like KML.

Current Tasks

Finished Tasks