[Mapbender-dev] Routing with Web Processing Service

Till Adams adams at terrestris.de
Thu Oct 26 08:48:35 EDT 2006


please contact me next week in that task, I will send you some more

in the moment I'm not at my place.


> Petra Burmester wrote:
>> Hi,
>> we are interested in OGC conform routing functionalities in Mapbender.
>> Our first idea is the Web Processing Service. In the Mapbender-Wiki I've
>> read that routing is planned for one of the next versions. What are your
>> ideas to realize this? And is anybody already working on it?
>> Kind regards
>> Petra Burmester
> Hi,
> from what I know the routing part inside Mapbender is trivial and reduces
> to providing for "Start Address" and "End Address" boxes and sending the
> request to a PostgreSQL PostGIS box. I don't think that it will be helpful
> to exert OGC WPS as it is rather very generic and routing is a precise
> thing that can be implemented fairly straight forward. The power of
> routing lies in the details of the algorithms and even more so in the
> quality of the data.
> Till Adams will know more details but he is currently abroad, he'll be
> back next week.
> Best regards,
> Arnulf.


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