saved_extent parameter in the map

Tamas Szekeres szekerest at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 19 17:47:56 EST 2007


I consider it's exposed inadvertently and can safely be removed from
the SWIG interface.

Best regards,


2007/12/19, Yewondwossen Assefa <yassefa at>:
> Hi There,
>   The saved_extent parameter in the map object seem to be used for
> internal calculation. I have seen it recently used with Mapscript swig
> generated bindings (It is not exposed in php mapscript). Should it be
> removed from the swig mapscript?
>   Note that in the case I have seen, the saved_extent was used in
> scripts as a mechanism to extract the original map extent set in the map
> file, which I think is not the intended behavior. I think this could be
> accomplish either at the application level or even using the web->extent
> parameter.
> Thanks
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