[Tilecache] Mapserver layer
crschmidt at metacarta.com
Tue Feb 10 08:28:51 EST 2009
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 02:04:48PM +0100, Espen Isaksen wrote:
> Just a quick question about the MapServerLayer:
> The configuration examples defines the parameter
> Can I exchange this with an URL to a external mapfile?
Define 'external'? do you mean a URL? In that case, no.
> Also I do not understand the need for Python Mapscript. Isn't the URL
> for Mapserver just an URL syntax similar to WMS?
The MapServer layer in TileCache does not use requests to an external
mapserver, it renders internally, in Python.
If you want to go against an exposed MapServer CGI endpoint, use the WMS
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