[Mapbender-dev] loadwmc needs addWMS!?

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at ccgis.de
Mon May 22 03:50:17 EDT 2006

Christoph has worked over the AddWMS Wiki section because of some other
problem. Please check whether this touches your last question and if not
suggest how to go on.


On Mon, May 15, 2006 22:33, Michael Schulz wrote:
> Arnulf Christl schrieb:
>> On Mon, May 15, 2006 17:55, Michael Schulz wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> in the module mb_listWMCs.php the action for load,merge,append uses the
>>> module addWMS to load the required targets, etc.. Is this intended?
>>> Because this adds a dependency to the loadwmc module that is not
>>> necessary, is it?
>>> At first glimpse, changing the e_id in the relevant SELECT-Statement to
>>> loadwmc and adding the needed gui_element attribute values (treeGDE,
>>> mapframe1 for target and loadData for requires) seems to work.
>>> It might be useful to be able to load saved wmcs, but not to be able to
>>> add arbitrary wms to a gui.
>>> Cheers, Michael
>> Hi,
>> the problem will grow a little more complex once we add Context
>> Documents
>> to the OWS security proxy module as we ill have to rewrite the
>> Capabilities and getMap requests withdynamic urls that have been masked
>> with an md5 hash generated from the sessions-id. So development is still
>> open.
> Hi,
> sure, the new developments have priority, no question.
>> I do not quite understand your problem with adding arbitrary maps
>> because
>> add wms is included in the GUI. Does it mean you want to reestrict the
>> user to be able to only load services that are included in the context
>> doc?
> More or less, since he can only save wmc from his current set of wms.
> It's just that the functionality of adding any wms(-url) to the gui
> might not be in the user's
> security context (so module addWMS is not in the gui), whereas loading and
> saving wmc with the wms-services that lie inside his security context is
> very
> valuable (modules load/savewmc are present in the gui). At the moment
> this is not
> possible because there is a dependancy of loadwmc with addWMS.
> Greetings, Michael
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Arnulf Christl

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