[webmap-discuss] zoomlevels in OWSContext?
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sat Jul 1 07:21:28 EDT 2006
Who should we talk to if we want to join in the OWSContext schema
discussions? OWSContext is core to Mapbuilder's design, and it would be
good if we could contribute to this.
Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Steven M. Ottens wrote:
>> Currently we store out layers in a WMC document, but we're switching to
>> OWSContext to allow for more types of layers then just WMS layers. Since
>> the zoom levels are depending on the server, it makes sense to me to
>> store these levels in OWSContext.
>> Are there any OWSContext experts around who can tell me if that's
>> already in the standard,
> No, that's not part of the OWSContext schema. I participated in the OWS
> Context IE and don't remember the question of storing multiple zoom
> levels even being raised at all. Note that WMS doesn't support the
> concept of fixed zoom levels either, so before multiple zoom levels can
> be added to OWS Context some work will be required upstream in WMS.
>> if not, what would be a proper place and name
>> for such a thing?
> If I remember correctly an extension mechanism was included in the
> schema that could possibly be used for that. I think Tom Kralidis would
> be the best one to answer on this. I CC'd him in case he is not on this
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