[OSM-dev] Hstore revolution
strk at keybit.net
Thu May 20 20:32:11 BST 2010
On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 03:09:57PM +0300, Jukka Rahkonen wrote:
> Note that this does not necessarily work with GIS clients which respect
> the WMS standard. They are taking the GetMap URL from the GetCapabilities
> document and then the extra parameters get dropped out.
> A properly made
> OSM-WMS service should perhaps rewrite the GetCapabilities document so
> that these query parameters would be added to advertised GetMap URL.
I think it'd make sense for mapserver to support an 'auto'
value to its *_onlineresource metadata. It'd be similar to
mail clients letting you respond with the address you've been
What about giving it a try ? :)
> However, many WMS clients do not bother to investigate the GetCapabilities
> that well and they just use the same URL for GetCapabilities and GetMap.
> Some clients like OpenJUMP and QGis from the trunk let users to select and
> enjoy the OSM any-tag layers just by adding extra parameters into
> connection string. Clients which are taking the GetMap url directly will
> work out-of-the-box. JOSM and OpenLayers belong to these.
> -Jukka Rahkonen-
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