[Mapserver-users] mapserver for phones / wireless

Brian Russo brian at entropy.net
Thu May 27 17:23:27 EDT 2004

At Tue, May 25, 2004 at 11:59:56PM -0500, Jeff Hoffmann wrote:
> Not only the image, you really need to "think small" for the whole 
> application.  I've used Perl/MapScript to create a couple of XHTML 
> sites for cell phones which works out great if the phones you're 
> interested in support them (most should by now) --  like Gerry said, 
> the images I used were 100x100 PNGs (I think JPGs work, too, but I 
> never tried) so they're pretty small, but big enough that they can be 
> useful.  It takes a little playing around to get them to look good at 
> that size, but other than that, the rest is basically HTML.  I 
> downloaded a phone emulator from Openwave to do development on (not 
> only does it speed things up quite a bit, but Openwave also provides 
> the browsers for a lot of the phones so you're pretty sure your work 
> will carry over to the actual phones).

Right, I'm more concerned with the interface end of things than actually 
outputting wbmp/png/whatever. Would it be possible to see some of the stuff 
you've done? I'm mostly doing this in my head, I still have to find a machine 
to stick mapserver on.

 - bri

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