[R-sig-Geo] geonames API for R
edzer.pebesma at uni-muenster.de
Thu Oct 16 14:34:31 CEST 2008
Looks great, Barry.
I think to show the potential and to seduce people to start using this,
it would be very valuable to add a few examples, preferably one for each
of the items in http://www.geonames.org/export/ws-overview.html , or
just the most dissimilar ones.
Right now you assume that users can figure out how to form requests by
looking at the above link alone. I, for instance, couldn't.
Barry Rowlingson wrote:
> After the initial query about finding timezones in R, I've gone mad
> and written an entire package for querying all of (well, most of)
> It's hosted on R-Forge:
> and recently submitted to CRAN. Install from the R-forge repo with:
> if anyone else wants to help develop it, get an R-forge account and
> I'll add you in.
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