[mapserver-dev] layer masking rfc

thomas bonfort thomas.bonfort at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 11:17:59 EST 2011

querying will not be supported, i.e. features will not be masked out
from a query (c.f.
Stepping down that path means that vector intersections need to be
computed, which is an entirely different workload.


On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 17:11, Lime, Steve D (DNR)
<Steve.Lime at state.mn.us> wrote:
> How does this impact query operations? Seems like you'd want to restrict queries based on the mask too. -Steve
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> From: mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of thomas bonfort
> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 11:33 AM
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> Devs,
> I have just committed rfc 79 that proposes pixel level layer masking.
> This is a minor enhancement so I went straight to the rfc process
> without a mail to this list beforehand, but feel free to comment on it
> here.
> I would like to move rather fast on this issue, so will call for a
> vote on this this weekend if no objections have arisen until then.
> http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/browser/trunk/docs/en/development/rfc/ms-rfc-79.txt
> best regards,
> thomas
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