[Openstreetmap-dev] Coding day

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Sat May 21 10:04:48 BST 2005

* On 21-May-2005 at  1:07AM PDT, Florian said:
> i have to say i liked the idea to write our own backend. because in 
> this case we can optmise it for our goals and add the features we want.

When a WFS is backed by a spatial database, it's trivial to add
whatever features you want. Furthermore, the standards compliant RPC
front-end makes it similarly trivial to plug existing applications in.
I don't think I can express the value of this strongly enough!


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