[mapserver-dev] The legendary story of mapObj.zoomRectangle (a cabaret show)

Tamas Szekeres szekerest at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 18:16:47 EST 2010

BTW: here are the related threads I've recently come up with:


Best regards,


2010/3/3 Tamas Szekeres <szekerest at gmail.com>

> 2010/3/3 Alan Boudreault <aboudreault at mapgears.com>
> Tamas,
>> Someone also reported on IRC that problem (IIRC, 2-3 weeks ago). My change
>> was
>> a misinterpretation and shouldn't have been done. I had not understood why
>> this part of the code was different of the php similar function. As you
>> said
>> on IRC "treating maxy >= miny as a failure is semantically irregular", but
>> this commit changed the behavior of the function that exists for a long
>> time.
>> I would suggest to revert it and backport it in branch 5.6.
>> Perhaps it would be a good opportunity to release 5.6.2 ? Are there enough
>> important fixes in the branch?
> Alan,
> If we accept the original version as the correct one (because of historical
> reasons) it would validate a new release of it's own. Otherwise the number
> of the people affected would be increasing as the time is passing by.
> Best regards,
> Tamas
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