Documentation was: Re: [Mapserver-users] Using STYLE objects
sgillies at frii.com
Wed Jun 23 15:19:09 EDT 2004
I like the dev.mysql.com site. Another good example of a
developer/community site is
On Jun 23, 2004, at 12:48 PM, David Fawcett wrote:
> Great idea Steve. I think that this would be very useful and add a
> user-friendly way for people to link examples to specific areas of the
> For those of you who are wondering what the MySQL docs look like, here
> is a link to a sample page from the documentation.
> David J. Fawcett
> MN Office of Environmental Assistance
>>>> Stephen Woodbridge <woodbri at swoodbridge.com> 6/23/2004 12:29:07 PM
> Just I thought here, but it seems that we should be updating the
> documentation to indicate deprecated keywords and to suggest the
> appropriate way of doing things.
> Also have you been to the mysql doc site, It would be nice id
> documentation was using the same tools with the ability of users to add
> comments and examples to any of the sections (for example: each mapfile
> object could be a section and allow for individual comments). I think
> this would help people by keeping the documentation up to date and it
> would help the doc staff by collecting additional information that
> to be added or explained better in the docs.
> Tyler Mitchell wrote:
>>> The SYMBOL really should be inside the STYLE object, that would make
>>> less of a kludge. The old keywords at the class level really affect
>>> of two styles behind the scenes. One main one and one for overlay.
>>> should move away from those shortcuts.
>> Call me Mr. Kludge - I could really use a short lesson on using STYLE
>> instead of the typical shortcut :)
>> Should I just be moving all my style and symbol-related parameters
> into a
>> STYLE object in the CLASS? Does 4.2 support named styles?
>> Once I'm up to speed then I'll look at updating the docs Jeff and I
>> created for the vector data access workshop.
>> I suggest others do the same, every tutorial/training guide I
> reviewed on
>> the Mapserver site still uses the old method!
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