Open Source GIS
simon at sibern.com.au
Fri Mar 1 19:54:26 EST 2002
Yes. I have seen it work. Go to
and have a look at the different resources. There is a demo there that
allows you to pull data from different sites. I can't remember which one
it is although.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
On 1/03/02, 5:44:32 PM, Andrew.Loughhead at csiro.au wrote regarding RE:
Open Source GIS:
> mapserver can apparently be both a OGC WMS server, and an
> OGC WMS client. To quote from the mapserver web site
> Cascading is also supported. This allows mapserver to
> transparently fetch remote layers over WMS, basically
> acting like a client, and combine them with other
> layers to generate the final map.
> which sounds pretty much like 'fusing' data. I don't know
> if it actually works though.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bob Edwards [mailto:Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au]
> > Sent: Friday, 1 March 2002 1:07 PM
> > To: Simon Haddon
> > Cc: Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au; linux at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: Re: Open Source GIS
> > OK, here is the next big challenge:
> > Several of us have sites that can host some GIS data. How can we set
> > it up so that we can fuse data from different sites and also cache/
> > mirror data from various sites?
> > We have already had a bit of a look into this but didn't get so far
> > on a solution. Has anything else come up yet?
> > Cheers,
> > Bob Edwards.
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