We're asking for your help in defining the key issues for databased mapping. Your answers to the following questions will assist us greatly in framing the context for future articles on this subject.

1. Do you primarily use CAD or GIS software for your mapping?

2. If you primarily use CAD for mapping, which platform(s)?

3. If you primarily use GIS for mapping, what platform(s)?

4. What problems do you foresee in producing "hands off" maps from a database?

5. I am a