[OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone interested in MapStorer???

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Tue Jul 24 10:15:59 PDT 2007

Thanks for the reminder Sebastian.  The MapServer community really needs 
a MapLab replacement, so yes, I'm interested!  (i've now joined your list!)


Sebastian Schmitz wrote:
> Hi,
> maybe you have heard of MapStorer - an easy-to-use frontend for managing 
> Mapserver mapfiles running on top of a MySQL, PostgreSQL database 
> written in PHP and JavaScript. If not, now you have. See mapstorer.org 
> for more information including mailing lists and a demo application.
> We feel there is a need for such a tool that lets you create a mapfile 
> from scratch within a couple of minutes from a variety of data sources. 
> Positive feedback at FOSS4G 2006 made us feel we were right with this. 
> Last fall, an AJAX-based plug-in system has been implemented around 
> which several plug-ins have grown (PostGIS, p.mapper, shapefile, 
> database backup, ...). What we still lack is mapfile import. We want to 
> get this done till  FOSS4G in September 2007 
> (http://www.foss4g2007.org/labs/). The discussion on the MapStorer 
> developer list is open. Subscribe here and take part: 
> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/mapstorer-devel.
> There is space left in the community. You are welcome to join. Let me know.
> Cheers
> Sebastian

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