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Aug
20
comment Hybrid security with ArcGIS Server
This still doesn't sound very secure - relying on the client to only make requests they're supposed to assumes a lot of trust in your users. It seems like you're leaving the door unlocked and hoping no one will realise they can just walk in off the street. With any kind of public-facing site you have to lock it twice and remove the door handle.
Aug
18
asked Feature-level authorisation in ArcGIS Server REST services
Aug
18
comment Hybrid security with ArcGIS Server
If I understand correctly you are talking about client-side code dictating which layers are visible to the user, so what stops the knowledgeable user from changing which layers they see?
Aug
17
comment MapFish Print latitude, longitude innacuracy?
I'm not familiar with MapFish, so this could be irrelevant, but what's the deal with maxExtent: [-180,-180, 180, 180]? I would assume this means your north and south bounds are much further away than they should be, which could be skewing distances
Aug
15
comment Should I start a new project using MapGuide OS?
Also please note that my misunderstanding of the IE / ActiveX distinction is a result of reading the documentation (Getting Started with Map Guide) on mapguide.osgeo.org/2.0/documentation.html
Aug
15
comment Should I start a new project using MapGuide OS?
Thanks for the detailed and thorough response. One thing that jumps out - "If you're more GIS user than a programmer... you're gonna have a bad time". To me MapGuide is supposed to target the user, not the programmer. That's why it provides pre-cooked viewers and a GUI configuration tool - it's supposed to be useful with very little input, not a "hacker's GIS". Projects like OpenLayers and GeoServer are exclusively for developers as they require development to be useful. As a contractor my time is expensive, and MG needs too much of it. Most importantly: would you use it for a new project?
Aug
14
answered 30,000 data points… can this be reasonably served using openlayers?
Aug
13
asked Should I start a new project using MapGuide OS?
Jul
25
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Jul
20
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Jul
19
accepted Is Cloudmade still updating OSM data downloads?
Jul
19
answered Is Cloudmade still updating OSM data downloads?
Jul
12
comment Is Cloudmade still updating OSM data downloads?
@RichardFairhurst ok I asked GeoFabrik, I will update this post when I know more. I assume that I could load all their separate pieces or North and South America into a single PostGIS db and get the same end result as loading all of the Americas in one go?
Jul
10
comment Is Cloudmade still updating OSM data downloads?
@Mapperz I have previously looked at geofabrik but they break the Americas out into multiple different sections. I'm not sure how successfully I could update my existing americas-only PostGIS database from this source
Jul
10
asked Is Cloudmade still updating OSM data downloads?
Jul
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Jun
30
answered getting “TypeError :bounds is null” in firebug
Jun
30
answered Is possible to use ArcView select and query data from Geoserver WFS?
Jun
19
comment Joining 2 tables to create layer in Geoserver with MultiPolygon and Point data types
@Crazenezz the problem you're describing also happens if GeoServer publishes an Oracle view that isn't registered in user_sdo_geom_metadata (Oracle's equivalent of PostGIS geometry_columns). If you have added your view in PostGIS (not via GeoServer) and included it in geometry_columns but it doesn't work try restarting GeoServer to reload all layers.
Jun
18
comment Setting up tile map server
you might have more luck here: osgeo-org.1560.n6.nabble.com/GeoServer-User-f3786390.html Several GeoServer and GeoWebCache developers are active on the User mailing list