[mapserver-users] Export SVG
maria.neywell at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 06:22:41 EST 2009
Yes it can be improved,
see my post on Mapserver development mailing list :
I solve the problem but without using Mapserver. I don’t know if it can be
implemented in the SVG export in Mapserver.
2009/12/2 Rahkonen Jukka <Jukka.Rahkonen at mmmtike.fi>
> Peter Hopfgartner wrote:
> > Hi Maria,
> > the fact that a SVG rendered by MapServer is simplified makes
> > sense, since what MapServer basically gives are maps, not raw
> > data. Imagine that you want a map of all European countries,
> > where your raw data has details down to something like a
> > meter, the resulting SVG file would easily scale up to some
> > GB of data.
> There is no need to output ugly SVG even for small areas just because
> serving the whole world with the same resolution would leed to
> difficulties. Maxscale/Minscale are used to control this situation in
> other places, as well as MaxFeatures with WFS requests. The example
> Maria sent looks ugly for me and I am sure it can be improved.
> Mapserver is sending raw data very effectively, as you said, through WFS
> but also through WCS.
> -Jukka Rahkonen-
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