[Mapserver-dev] Re:WMS Problems...

Steve Lime steve.lime at dnr.state.mn.us
Wed Mar 17 11:49:06 EST 2004

But how to specify which one via WMS? All that gets advertised is a
mime-type. I've
tested with WMS, with two defs you only see one image/tiff in the
document. I've no idea what definition actually gets used to produce
the output


>>> Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> 3/17/2004 10:41:36 AM >>>
Steve Lime wrote:
> This discussion sort of withered on the vine. Issue number 3 is a
> deal especially with
> WCS. We'll have a need to serve multiband images (8-bits/band) and
> 16-bit single band 
> images from the same server. The same TIFF OutputFormat is not going
> work for both of 
> those cases. The other issues are import too. Anyone care to
> or should I just
> file bugs?

Sean Gillies wrote:
 > Steve,
 > I vote that outputformats be changed so that we can have multiple
 > formats using the same driver.  Have the format name be the primary
 > format identifier instead of the driver.
 > Sean


Are you sure this doesn't work already?  I use multiple outputformat
declarations for the same driver all the same time ... just with
options and a different name.  It seems if we also override the
they should even be selectable via WMS (or WCS).  Is there actually an
action item her or should someone just go ahead and test the

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