[Mapbender-dev] loadwmc needs addWMS!?

Christoph Baudson christoph.baudson at ccgis.de
Mon May 22 09:54:46 EDT 2006

Hi Michael,

There is a new module addWMSgeneralfunctions.js that contains the basic 
functions necessary to add a wms. Only this module is needed for WMCs, 
so adding arbitrary WMS to a gui is not possible.

If you have any thoughts concerning this topic, please share them.



Arnulf Christl schrieb:
> Michael,
> 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.
> Arnulf.
> 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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