[OpenLayers-Dev] OSGeo mentor for Erik Hazzard?
lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Sun May 18 19:11:13 EDT 2008
OLON is an internal object for OL that represent the map status.
Once the map is inside the OLON object it's just a matter of writing
import/export function for as many standards we want.
Roald de Wit wrote:
> Just throwing my 2 cents in here (from the side-line):
> Both OLON and OWS are not OGC standards, although OWS might become one.
> The OLON implementation is nearly complete (I presume) and the OWS one
> is not (I presume too).
> I'm curious what is missing in the OWS spec and/or implementation that
> is needed to be able to store and manipulate a complete status of the
> map, needed for this SOC project.
> What path is preferred: the more flexible and close to home (OLON) or
> the more standards based but limited (OWS) one?
> My gut feeling now is: choose OLON and if we want an OWS import/export,
> one can build upon Lorenzo's work in the (near) future and maybe use
> OLON as an intermediate form.
> On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 06:50 +0930, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>> I'm not sure if Erik has caught up with others on IRC yet.
>> He needs to assess how much work is required for OLON and whether
>> getting OLON up to scratch will eat up all his time so that he can't
>> focus on the core of his work.
>> Tim, Lorenzo, you may be able to help answer this?
>> Lorenzo Becchi wrote:
>>> Hi Cameron,
>>> Erik is welcome.
>>> I can help for a part of the job but not for all of it.
>>> OLON is an idea of Tim Schaub (CCed) and he's opinion would be important
>>> to avoid to choose a closed road.
>>> The development of OWS Manager is actually frozen and I have no idea
>>> when/if will go on.
>>> Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>>> I've been chatting with Erik Hazzard, Google Summer of Code Student
>>>> and discovered that he doesn't believe he has been allocated a mentor.
>>>> He is working on an "Openlayers Map Creation Application Toolkit".
>>>> Basically a click and drag builder of map widgets.
>>>> My initial suggestion feeling was that this could be built with
>>>> Mapbuilder, but Andrea has pointed out that OLON would probably be a
>>>> better bet.
>>>> Who can help mentoring Erik, especially with the OLON work?
>>>> I can help out with general direction, but am out of my depth on the
>>>> technical part.
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