[R-sig-Geo] mapView: basic interactive viewing of spatial data in R

Edzer Pebesma edzer.pebesma at uni-muenster.de
Fri Jul 24 17:20:34 CEST 2015

On 07/24/2015 04:52 PM, MAURICIO ZAMBRANO BIGIARINI wrote:
> On 24 July 2015 at 09:26, Edzer Pebesma <edzer.pebesma at uni-muenster.de> wrote:
>> Hi Tim, thanks for starting the discussion.
> Thanks Tim for this nice implementation and to all of you for this
> very interesting discussion.
>> I started a similar discussion (off-list, with package maintainers) for
>> the case where google map or openstreetmap maps are used as background
>> in map plots created in R, support for which is now scattered over
>> ggmap::get_map, RgoogleMaps::GetMap, dismo::gmap and
>> https://github.com/hadley/rastermap. (on r-forge, sp::plot and
>> sp::spplot can now deal with these, see sp::demo(webmap)).
> by the way Edzer, the sp::demo(webmap) din't work for me with  sp_1.1-1:
> library(sp)
> demo(meuse)    # working
> demo(webmap) # not working
> could you tell me what I'm doing wrong ?

I mentioned "on r-forge, ..."

Install sp 1.1-2 (devel) from r-forge; see

Edzer Pebesma
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