[Mapserver-users] dBox, Rosa, Macs, mapscript
zak-ms at hoppsan.org
Thu Feb 12 16:50:29 EST 2004
I'm pretty sure the problem with ROSA on macs is that it requires
It used to be that it wasn't available at all on the mac platform, but
Apple released a new version of Safari (1.2) last week that implements
it for their Java 1.4.2 VM. I tested it locally and it allows ROSA to
Of course, if your clients don't have the latest version of OS X, it's
not a great solution. Have you considered using Chameleon
(www.maptools.org)? It provides a DHTML rubber band that works fine in
most mac browsers.
Applications and Software Development
DM Solutions Group Inc.
On Feb 12, 2004, at 11:00 AM, Liz Godwin wrote:
> Hello List,
> I need to use a different means for navigation than Rosa for my
> applications. It does not seem to work on Mac computers.
> At the moment I am working on a PHPMapscript application, however I
> will have to change some CGI apps later.
> With my PHP application, I have been looking into the dBox example as
> an alternative to Rosa. The reason I liked these examples is that I
> zoom into a rectangle and get a nice rubber band box. The problem with
> dBox is that it is complicated and I need only a small subset of the
> code, but before diving into it I thought I would ask the list first..
> can I use dBox without the mapserv object? All I want from it is to
> allow me to draw a box (or simple click) on a map image and then return
> the coordinates in pixels.
> Should I bother with dBox? Are there more simple examples out there?
> I'm sure this isn't hard to code, but I would rather not start over if
> can help it.
> I don't have to fret over cross-browser issues.
> Thanks for the help,
> Liz Godwin
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