[mapserver-dev] Motion: adopt MS-RFC-123: Support for MapML output in MapServer

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Fri Mar 27 06:28:13 PDT 2020

On 2020-03-27 9:45 a.m., Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Good question. The option to host the viewer polyfill at mapserver.org 
> to offer a built-in mapml viewer mode similar to the openlayers viewer 
> came up in my discussion with Peter Rushforth about the RFC.
> I didn't want to add this at the last minute to the RFC, but if there is 
> interest then after the initial implementation we could add a mechanism 
> similar to the openlayers viewer to automagically generate a mini viewer 
> page using mapml. That would imply that we host the leaflet polyfill 
> viewer files at mapserver.org though.
> I'm not sure if I would remove the existing openlayers viewer since it 
> serves a slightly different purpose, it works for any GetMap request and 
> does not require any mapml configs. My preference would be to keep it 
> and to upgrade the openlayers version in MapServer 8.0.
> Daniel

As the person most likely to be maintaining that demo for the users on 
mapserver.org for the next XX years, for no funding, I am +1 in just 
upgrading the OpenLayers version in MapServer 8.0


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