[mapserver-dev] GeoServer superseeding MapServer in Europe?

strk strk at keybit.net
Fri Jul 9 07:16:21 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 09, 2010 at 01:09:04PM +0200, Olivier Courtin wrote:
> On Jul 9, 2010, at 12:14 PM, strk wrote:
> >On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 10:43:46PM -0500, Lime, Steve D (DNR) wrote:
> >>I think the TinyOWS - MapServer collaboration, combination or  
> >>whatever holds promise. I'm curious what others think. I know
> >>it was thrown around briefly some time ago. Personally I'm keen on  
> >>broadening developer interest...
> >
> >WFS-T over mapserver would surely be a big step forward.
> >Not sure about how would the two go togheter.
> >
> >Editing needs users, roles and permissions at the layer, or
> >maybe even feature level.  Haven't looked at how TinyOWS
> >deals with that.
> It just don't
> As it's not part of WFS itself (how surprising it could seems)
> There's curently some initiative on bringing security access
> in front of OGC Web Services, but right now AFAIK nothing
> standard.

Ah, that's interesting.
Well, then integrating the two might be easier than it looks.

Having WFS-T with mapserver would put it in a better
position than geoserver, given the easier integration
into upper levels taking care of fine-tuned security :)


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