[OpenLayers-Dev] MapFish

Bart van den Eijnden (OSGIS) bartvde at osgis.nl
Tue Oct 30 03:37:55 EDT 2007

Wrt the license, the source code says GPL:

 * Copyright (C) 2007  Camptocamp
 * This file is part of MapFish
 * MapFish is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published
 * the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
 * (at your option) any later version.
 * MapFish is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 * GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
 * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
 * along with MapFish.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
Best regards,

Bart van den Eijnden
OSGIS, Open Source GIS

--------- Oorspronkelijk bericht --------
Van: Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
Naar: Eric Lemoine <eric.c2c at gmail.com>
Cc: dev at openlayers ML <dev at openlayers.org>
Onderwerp: Re: [OpenLayers-Dev] MapFish
Datum: 30/10/07 00:13

> Eric,
> Looks very interesting.
> Quick questions.
> I couldn't find a reference to a license on the home page. What will you 
> be using?
> My first thoughts when I look between server and client is &quot;Should 
> standard protocols be used&quot;. Do you see use of OGC Standards to be 
> appropriate here?
> Or are some of your interfaces appropriate to put forward as a standard?
> Eric Lemoine wrote:
> &gt; Hi OpenLayers dev!
> &gt;
> &gt; The Camptocamp team will soon be releasing the first version of
> &gt; (previously known as CartoWeb 4). Before the official (user) release,
we want
> &gt; to make MapFish available to developers, and in particular to the
> &gt; dev community.
> &gt;
> &gt; Keep in mind that this isn't a release, there's still things to be
> &gt; including documentation and bug fixing.
> &gt;
> &gt; MapFish aims to be an easy-to-use and extensible web GIS application.
> &gt; is composed of two parts: MapFish Client and MapFish Server. MapFish
Client is
> &gt; based on OpenLayers.
> &gt;
> &gt; For MapFish Client we've decided to move away from Dojo and use Ext
[1] instead
> &gt; as the GUI framework. We're quite pleased with this change, Ext gives
> &gt; satistaction in many respects: features, look and feel,
> &gt; Our move to Ext isn't complete yet.
> &gt;
> &gt; MapFish Server currently provides Python code based on gispython.org
> &gt; Shapely and GeoJSON. The MapFishSample code base provides examples on
> &gt; how to use MapFish Server's Python code. MapFishSample uses the
> &gt; framework [3], with SQLAlchemy [4] as the ORM. With MapFish Server,
> &gt; plan to build a a complete webmapping framework based on Pylons. Note
> &gt; also that MapFish Server aims to be RESTful and as compatible as
> &gt; possible with FeatureServer.
> &gt;
> &gt; You can visit &lt;http://www.mapfish.org&gt; to know more about
MapFish, check out
> &gt; our demos, access the download page, register to the trac, register
to the
> &gt; mailing lists, etc.
> &gt;
> &gt; We're looking forward to your feedback,
> &gt;
> &gt; [1] &lt;http://extjs.com/&gt;
> &gt; [2] &lt;http://gispython.org/&gt;
> &gt; [3] &lt;http://pylonshq.com/&gt;
> &gt; [4] &lt;http://www.sqlalchemy.org/&gt;
> &gt;
> &gt; --
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> &gt;   
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