[OSM-dev] New Yahoo imagery plugin for JOSM

tim (chippy) chippy2005 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 19:34:53 GMT 2007


You should be able to add in a new WMS server using the WMS
preferences tab in the latest wmsplugin plugin, which Frederik did a
lot of excellent work on.

using a similar format:

New servers added via the prefs appear as menu items under the WMS
menu, and are saved for later use.

some more info:


On 3/12/07, Francisco R. Santos <frsantos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I discovered that Firefox has a feature to make a dump of the just recently
> loaded page to a PPM image file. So, I ported the Yahoo WMS server that
> Frederik made a couple of months ago as a java plugin for JOSM. You can find
> a preliminary but working version at [1].
> Installation:
> 1.- Download and install as any other JOSM plugin
> 2.- In the preferences, in the Yahoo tab, set the firefox path, the name of
> a profile to use and the port the server will listen. Just click on "create"
> to create and configure this profile (a browser page will explain the
> changes made to the profile).
> 3.- Add a server to the WMS plugin with a similar URL to this:
> http://localhost:8000/ymap?request=GetMap
> 4.- Enjoy
> The creation of a new profile is needed as firefox requires some
> configuration parameters, the same way the perl script did, and it is best
> to create a new profile instead of messing with the default one.
> Any comments about bugs or features are appreciated.
> Frederik: I would want to automagically configure the WMS plugin to add a
> Yahoo WMS server. Could you add some methods to your plugin for this? One
> method to create/modify a new WMS server (will call it at plugin startup),
> and other to update the preferences gui (will call it when the user changes
> the server port in the preferences dialog). Methods should not depend on
> wmsplugin classes, because I want to invoke them as  PluginProxy does, with
> reflection.
> Nick: may  I have a SVN account to check in the code, please?
> Regards,
> Quico
> [1]: http://personales.ya.com/frsantos/ywms.jar
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