[OSM-dev] all things to all people

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 18:15:07 BST 2008

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 3:58 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>  Thats not the point, its not about x number of CPU seconds per request
>  - its that the statistics are fundamentally different for, say,
>  running a WMS and running a tile server. One scales, one doesn't.

You can support WMS by grabbing the normally generated tiles for an
area and stitching them together. So it becomes no more expensive than
browsing the area from your browser.

Apparently mapserver does this.

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/

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