[OSM-dev] WMSC - bachelor thesis

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 18:07:39 BST 2011

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 1:48 PM, sorel johann <johann.sorel at geomatys.fr> wrote:

> WMSC is obsolete, WMTS is the real OGC specificiation. osm uses something
> which is not normalized, some kind of custom TMS service. several projects
> out there us custom services, google maps, bing maps, yahoo maps ...

Or alternatively, the OGC made a mess of the TMS specification and
made it incompatible with the vast majority of TMS-like maps that
existed at that time.

Also, I've never heard of WMTS, but from what little I read[1], it's
just an overcomplicated version of TMS.

Gotta love OGC standards.


[1] http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/tilecache/2009-September/002031.html

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