[OpenLayers-Users] Performance vs number of layer
bluecarto at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 04:04:58 EDT 2008
For your information, MapFish already provides a layerTree which
allows to build the advanced layer switcher Chris is talking about.
You can do it yourself quite easily too if you need something really simple.
On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 12:02 AM, Christopher Schmidt
<crschmidt at metacarta.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 05:46:44PM -0400, Julien-Samuel Lacroix wrote:
> > As a solution for this specific case, I think of switching to MapServer
> > layer for some of them. Then I could merge the layers displayed in the
> > layer switcher as a single MapServer layer and make only one request.
> > Would a functionality to merge Mapserver layer request to the same
> > server would be a good idea?
> I would say that you could do this in *a* layer switcher just as easily
> with WMS as with MapServer Layers -- either one can accept multiple
> layers in a request. However, I believe that this advanced level of
> functionality belongs outside the OpenLayers.Control.LayerSwitcher.
> It is a good idea in general though, and might help solve your problem.
> Christopher Schmidt
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