[OpenLayers-Dev] How do metacarta provide the VPF feed?

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Thu Apr 23 20:34:48 EDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 09:02:02PM +0100, Ian Mayo wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm interested in reproducing the metacarta vpf imagery provided in
> many of the OpenLayers examples from:
> http://labs.metacarta.com/wms/vmap0
> Does anybody here know how metacarta produce this WMS layer?  I'm
> familiar with VPF, but a google search indicates that the GeoServer
> VPF implementation is a little dodgy - so I presume they're either not
> using GeoServer or not using the native VPF viewer.
> I'd appreciate any 'inside info' anybody knows.

 * Shapefiles created from vpf files using the tools available at the
   time (5 years ago)

 * Mapfile written against those shapefiles

 * Mapfile set up in MapServer.

Christopher Schmidt

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