[OSM-dev] WMSC - bachelor thesis

Oliver Tonnhofer olt at omniscale.de
Wed Aug 17 22:01:13 BST 2011

On 17.08.2011, at 22:06, sorel johann wrote:
> 3) TMS
> - minimaliste capabilities, lacks starting point coordinate, number of available pyramid depth, tile size, number of tiles on x/y
> those simple missing informations makes tms unusable unless the user already knows them.

You will find all that information in the capabilities. See: http://osm.omniscale.net/proxy/tms/1.0.0/osm/EPSG900913

> 1) WMTS
> + provide all requiered informations to properly place tiles in any position

That's not completely true. It only describes the top left coordinate and scale denominator. The client needs to know if the projection is in meter, feet or degrees to convert the scale to resolution, so that it can calculate the lower right corner. Don't know what they where thinking…


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