[Mapserver-dev] Re: [Mapserver-users] recalculate scale with mapscript

Sean Gillies sgillies at frii.com
Tue Dec 2 16:38:10 EST 2003

On Tuesday, December 2, 2003, at 01:30  PM, Daniel Morissette wrote:

> Sean Gillies wrote:
>> There's a setExtent extension to mapObj in the 4.1 (CVS) MapServer.  
>> Since
>> we had frozen the features of 4.0, I did not commit it to that source 
>> branch.
>> You are welcome to paste it into your mapscript.i and re-build, it 
>> doesn't
>> depend on any other code in 4.1.
> (I sent this reply to mapserver-dev...)
> Sean,
> There is already a setExtent() method in PHP MapScript that was there 
> for several versions. It also recalculates the scale like yours does, 
> but there is one difference: it takes 4 values as argument instead of 
> a rectObj:
>    void setextent(double minx, double miny, double maxx, double maxy)
> 	Set the map extents using the georef extents passed in argument.
> Would it be possible to change your new function to use the same 
> prototype to bring both versions of MapScript in sync? Since it hasn't 
> been released yet that shouldn't cause too much trouble.
> We need to take some time at some point to sync the PHP and SWIG 
> MapScript... I'm not sure when we would have time though.
> Daniel
> -- 
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>  Daniel Morissette               morissette at dmsolutions.ca
>  DM Solutions Group              http://www.dmsolutions.ca/
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Yes, I think it makes more sense to follow the precedence set in the 
PHP MapScript.


Sean Gillies
sgillies at frii dot com

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