[OSM-dev] Slippy map way forward -- OpenLayers and/or Mapstraction?

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Sat Jul 1 13:42:54 BST 2006

On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 02:38:49PM +0200, Erik Johansson wrote:
> On 6/30/06, Anselm Hook <anselm at hook.org> wrote:
> >
> >Much as I am endeared to tile.js I'd personally just suggest making sure
> >the backend can act as a WMS.  This would open the door to a variety of
> >possibilities including OL.
> >
> >OL avoids speaking as to how the back end is supposed to keep up with all
> >the queries but probably squid can address that?
> Have anyone made a Squid backed WMS server? As far as I know Mapserver
> has no support for Cache control.

There is no reason that you can't set cache timeouts using mod_cache --
I do this on most of my WMS services. This makes them cachable by
browsers and squid.

Christopher Schmidt
Web Developer

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