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The View is Mixed
So the current state of GeoWeb data standards is quite mixed. There is no denying that they have becoming mainstream. We’re seeing some emergence, and divergence of more popular formats in Mapufacture and GeoCommons, both on upload as well as downloads or links. Google has released their figures for KML they’ve crawled on the web. By contrast, GeoCommons and Mapufacture rely on users to vet and register data sources, providing a different viewpoint into the utility of geospatial data formats on the web.
The above charts show the composition of data uploads, links, and entire composition of geodata uploaded to GeoCommons and Mapufacture. As an interesting comparison, downloads are definitely trending towards lighter weight standards: KML downloads account for 67.8% of all downloads, with CSV’s at 25.7% and Shapefiles for merely 6.3%. It is worth noting that this is merely a narrow viewpoint in the larger web – not accounting for OGC standards, raster data, and services. However it is still an enlightening consideration in looking at how people are actively engaging with the GeoWeb. [...]