Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at POBOX.COM
Thu May 10 10:29:43 EDT 2007

Attila Csipa wrote:
> Is there interest (as in would you support) development of a COLORITEM (and 
> related BACKGROUNDCOLOR, etc items) functionality ? This would work as 
> LABELITEM and similar attribute related tags. The rationale behind this is 
> that I have maps with too many colours to squeeze them into separate classes, 
> and worse yet, these should (dis)appear dynamically. Or perhaps there is 
> another way of doing this ? I have looked into STYLEITEM and some fancy 
> includes, but they are still not good enough due to the number and dynamic of 
> colours used.


Is this intended to be for continuous ranges like RFC 6, or where the color
value to be used is read from the feature?

If we don't have a way of reading the color from the feature then I think this
would be a desirable addition in some fashion.

Best regards,
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