MS-RFC-35 - Solving the WMS STYLES parameter issue
Tom.Kralidis at EC.GC.CA
Thu Dec 6 11:22:22 EST 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: UMN MapServer Developers List
> [mailto:MAPSERVER-DEV at LISTS.UMN.EDU] On Behalf Of Frank Warmerdam
> Sent: 14 November, 2007 11:41 AM
> To: MAPSERVER-DEV at LISTS.UMN.EDU
> Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-DEV] MS-RFC-35 - Solving the WMS
> STYLES parameter issue
> Bart van den Eijnden wrote:
> > Tom,
> > I was thinking the same thing last week.
> > Why introduce a mechanism which can be misused in the future, if it
> > can be as simple as making styles optional again.
> > Best regards,
> > Bart
> > On Nov 14, 2007 1:26 PM, Kralidis,Tom [Burlington]
> > <Tom.Kralidis at ec.gc.ca> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> One final thought here :) would it be easier to revert to making
> >> STYLES an optional parameters rather than introduce a new user
> >> directive, given that STYLES= will be optional in the future?
> Well, we only wrote this whole RFC because we were under the
> impression you want to be able to enforce the standard to the
> letter. If you are happy to just make it optional again,
> then I for one would be happy to set aside the RFC and just
> do that. But I think Daniel made the motion so it would be
> up to him to retract it.
So what's the process here, if we want to make STYLES= optional again
(but the other parameters made required in #1088 stay required) w.r.t.
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