[OpenLayers-Dev] OpenLayers.Popup status

Lance Dyas lancelot at inetnebr.com
Fri Oct 12 20:35:22 EDT 2007

Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 07:10:58AM +0200, Jachym Cepicky wrote:
>> hi,
>> I wanted to ask about the status of "Google" popups in OpenLayers. I
>> managed more or less to port example from Richard Thurbin [1] to current
>> trunk version of OpenLayers. However, as far as I saw, the code uses
>> different approach for Popup decorations (images vs. rico rounded
>> corners) and other details. So, I would like to ask, if it makes sense
>> to continue in the porting and clean the code little bit, so it could be
>> merged to trunk
>> or
>> if completely different approach is to be used and there is already
>> defined concept or living demo, which will go to trunk in the future.
> It is expected that the work done on the CloudAmber popups will be moved
> into trunk directly -- the rico rounded corners style popups simply
> don't have the ability to do what people want as far as 'pretty' look
> and feel, so we're going to need the option that the CloudAmber popups
> provide.
> I do not think we've done neough investigation to figure out the exact
> method of plling them in, but writing tests, etc. for them at this point
> is likely to be extremely beneficial and accelerate acceptance into
> trunk, even if things change.
> Regards,
how about SVG / VML popups for the progressive ;-)
I dont have many maps this wouldnt work for... you could
even fall back to rico cornered popups for those very very
very few  poor souls without SVG or VML..

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