[Benchmarking] (no subject)

Martin Daly Martin.Daly at cadcorp.com
Fri Aug 13 08:10:52 EDT 2010

> > As already discussed in yesterday's irc meeting, I would like to propose that we trim the
> > tests down to "best effort" vector and raster only.
> >  
> > It seems rather silly doing a baseline test when everyone still has different shape indexes,
> > different styling, different overview pyramids.
> >
> > We already have a lot of tests to do and not that much time, so this would allow us to
> >  concentrate on best effort.
> > 
> > What do you think?

> I understand and respect where you are coming from, but my feeling is that if anything I would
>  trim to *just* baseline, as time is short, styling should be able to be nearly identical, and
>  pyramids as well. Shape indexes can/should be documented as per:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Benchmarking_2010#Documenting_Server_Details_and_Differences

Would an acceptable compromise be to make the baseline tests optional? So the choice is:

1. baseline

2. best effort

3. baseline and best effort


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