[OSM-dev] openstreet map and wms

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Mon Jun 18 18:52:45 BST 2007

On 18 Jun 2007, at 18:49, Frederik Ramm wrote:

> Hi,
>> We have no plans to reinstate WMS. We talk google tiles now.
> A very simplistic answer maybe. I would have said: "I am not aware  
> of plans to reinstate WMS but that's not because it is a bad thing,  
> but because it is a difficult thing. Of course if we could offer a  
> free WMS service, that would catapult us ahead of the competition  
> and that would be great. So if anyone has ideas and/or the  
> technical foundation required for that, please do not hesitate to  
> implement!"

Well, that's pretty much standard around here.

I'd add a clause that 'if you want to host it' as well as developing it.

Should be approximately trivial to make a WMS which just compiles  
existing tiles together.

have fun,

SteveC | steve at asklater.com | http://www.asklater.com/steve/

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