[OpenLayers-Users] Can Openlayers read a GML from a webservice?
eric.c2c at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 02:31:56 EDT 2008
On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 6:51 PM, Carlos Pinto <cmspinto at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> sorry if it is a stupid question.
> But unfortunately I can't install mapserver because the IT department don't
> So the solution I have found is make the query to the database and write a
> GML file. After that I pass the URL of the file to OpenLayers.
> But I thought, maybe instead of writing the GML file I can have a
> webservice and tell OpenLayers to receive the layer from the webservice,
You probably can. Just curious: your IT dep doesn't allow you to
install MapServer so why would it allow you to install your own web
> this way it would be faster.
> I understand that in a normal situation openlayers would use mapserver or
> geoserver instead of calling a webservice.
MapServer and GeoServer are Web Service providers.
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