[Cartoweb-users] Is it possible to use Mapserver mode=tile

Oliver Christen oliver.christen at camptocamp.com
Wed Jan 14 09:30:23 EST 2009

I dont know how to do that. As far as I know one cant access Virtual Earth 
data via wms, maybe you know another way to get the Virtual Earth data ?

otherwise maybe have a look at more recent project/technologies like 
openlayers/mapfish which have a better support for tiled data sources 

>I was wondering if this is even possible or if anyone has tried this.  I
> would like to overlay Virtual Earth tiles on my Mapserver layers in 
> Cartoweb
> and I would assume the easiest way to do that would be to use the 
> Mapserver
> mode=tile of Mapserver 5.2.
> I'm assuming this may be possible by creating a cartoweb plugin that
> overwrites the  mapOverlay/server/ServerMapOverlay plugins.
> Has anyone tried doing that or am I just doing something that is not
> possible.
> Thanks,
> Regina
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