[mapserver-dev] RFC97: Dynamically Creating High Zoom-Level Tiles

Stephan Meißl stephan at meissl.name
Tue Apr 16 01:24:07 PDT 2013


really great addition, strong +1


On 04/16/2013 08:43 AM, thomas bonfort wrote:
> Devs,
> Please find RFC97:
> http://mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-97.html
> A bit short for an RFC, but a bit too long for just a ticket... This RFC
> basically allows serving tiles from high zoom levels by upscaling lower
> zoom level ones at request time, thus avoiding to fill up the caches
> with upscaled data.
> Note that the RFC also provisions the usage of proxying these high
> zoom-level tiles to the source WMS instead of reconstructing them from
> the lower level tiles (use-case: the WMS is fast enough when zoomed-in,
> but needs caching when far away). This isn't implemented yet, but should
> be a contribution by the OpenWebBlobe folks in some future.
> best regards,
> thomas

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