[OpenLayers-Dev] Re: wps protocol

Bart van den Eijnden bartvde at osgis.nl
Mon Sep 26 03:05:22 EDT 2011

Hi Jachym,

this is great news. Thanks for looking into this.

The patch you came up with is very similar to what I did to get it to work with the Deegree demo service, however my patch is not yet in trunk and part of a larger WPS example. See:


Best regards,

Bart van den Eijnden
OSGIS - http://osgis.nl

On Sep 24, 2011, at 3:27 AM, Jachym Cepicky wrote:

> Oh, I had to add one small patch to WPSExecute, to be able to deal with GML input data, without that, the test page does not work
> http://trac.osgeo.org/openlayers/ticket/3517
> Jachym
> On 24.9.2011 03:18, Jachym Cepicky wrote:
>> Hi,
>> having more closer look at the WPSExecute format, it basically contains
>> *very good* support for Execute requests formating as well. So
>> basically, you can ignore my previous email.
>> I have written some test page, based on data from the WPS Shootout [1],
>> results are very promising:
>> So far, tested only Deegree, 52North, Geoserver and Zoo (I know their
>> public address), PyWPS (I have it on localhost, public server does not
>> work now).
>> Results:
>> ========
>> GetCapabilities: all passed
>> DescribeProcess (buffer): all passed
>> Execute (gml 3.1 input):
>>     pywps and zoo did well,
>>     geoserver returned correct exception (expecting Geometry, not
>> Feature),
>>     52North and Deergree failed (Error 500)
>> I think, that is great result!
>> We will continue the discussion at wps-dev mailing list, I just wanted,
>> that the openlayers community is informed about this test.
>> Sample test page attached (just copy to examples/ directory)
>> As I already said: the OpenLayers.Format.WPS* stuff seems to be pretty
>> good - you did very well job, thanks for it. I'm going to use it in the
>> Ext-based frontend, I'm supposed to do nowadays.
>> We can now drop support for pywps/WPS.js.
>> Jachym
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