[webmap-discuss] ka-Map and OpenLayers - WMS-C

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Jun 26 16:09:19 EDT 2006

I'm open to this.  Steven, what do you think?

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Schuyler Erle wrote:
> * On 26-Jun-2006 at 10:05AM EDT, Steven M. Ottens said:
>>Right now I've designed to fit tiling as much in mapbuilder as possible.
>>This means that after the user finishes panning/zooming the tiles are
>>requested. I would prefer the more dynamic grid approach done by
>>OpenLayers, but it requires a rewrite of the event model, which probably
>>has to happen at some point but now is not the right time I believe.
> This may sound crazy at first, but why not use OpenLayers directly
> inside MapBuilder? All an OpenLayers.Map object needs is a div to
> inhabit, and you can override the default set of controls quite
> easily. You can also use the single-file build tools to create a
> stripped-down version that focuses purely on WMS display. I would be
> interested in exploring this idea further on IRC or on one of the
> project mailing lists.

Cameron Shorter

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