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I have a rather complex issue where I have 10 TMS Layers (I'm using OpenLayers) that animate. When I zoom in and out quickly I can quickly rack up 1000's of hits to the same server. Is there a way I can delay the request of that layer until zooming has stopped for x amount of time?

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have some code that shows how you are loading the data right now ? –  Glenn Plas Dec 13 '12 at 14:29
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Navigation control has option to send less tile requests to the server when wheel-zooming. See example: http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/mousewheel-interval.html

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