[OpenLayers-Dev] Tiled WFS layer (need feedback)

Roald de Wit rdewit at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Feb 28 00:24:24 EST 2008

Hi Martijn,

I'm interested in the work you've done on WFS tiling. Have you got your
code in a sandbox too or can you please create a ticket and a patch for
this, so people can have a look at it?

Kind regards, Roald

On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 21:08 +0100, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2008 4:47 PM, Tim Schaub <tschaub at openplans.org> wrote:
> > Sounds great.  Is this available to take a look at somewhere?
> Here, but it's slow as molasses, so be gentle:
> http://tile.openstreetmap.nl/testwfs.html
> > I think it also makes sense to allow users to only remove features that
> > are outside the viewport - even in singleTile mode.  This can be done
> > with an option to removeFeatures that checks bounds on features and only
> > ditches features with bounds that do not intersect the viewport bounds.
> But then how do you handle the destroying of the features when the
> layer is destroyed? Destroy the tile and then destroy what's left.
> That what I called bad lifecycle management...
> > I think it makes sense to add an option to layer.addFeatures so only
> > unique features are added.  I've done this by managing a "fids" property
> > on the vector layer, relying on that mapping to determine which features
> > are on a layer by fid.  How did you handle this?
> Basically that, only I called it featureIndex.
> Have a nice day,
Roald de Wit
Software Engineer
roald.dewit at lisasoft.com

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