[Chameleon] Does chameleon have a WMS CLIENT?

Roland G. roland at gisplan.com.br
Mon Nov 22 15:04:30 EST 2004

Paul Spencer wrote:
> Roland,
> Chameleon uses MapServer on the server to handle all mapping including 
> both local and remote data.  There are a number of very good technical 
> reasons to use this approach rather than directly connecting to a wms 
> server from the browser.  There are also a number of good technical 

I would be interested in hearing what the reasons for this approach are. 
I always thought the idea was to have a WMS-server and a WMS-client and 
nothing intermediary. I can't see what is to be gained by adding an 
intermediary server between the WMS-server and the WMS-client.


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