[Chameleon] Output Fields and Aliases
tjm at timberline.ca
Thu Jul 14 12:28:06 EDT 2005
We talked about it, I filed a bug about it, but it's still marked as
futrue. So I'm assuming there is no support for result_fields built in.
I like your idea of having aliases too.
I started to do the same as you are proposing and would gladly work
together to see it happen. We need this function too.
Here's the boog:
Abe Gillespie wrote:
> Is there a standard Chameleon API way of getting METADATA-defined
> output fields and aliases. I have an example mapfile that contains
> the following METADATA items:
> I'm not sure if these are custom METADATA items or ones used
> particularly with Chameleon. If there's something already setup in
> Chameleon to handle these, I'd rather go that route than risk
> reproducing something that's already available.
> Basically I want to be able to get the output fields for the LAYER.
> And then get the alias of each field. I.e. something like:
> $flds = $chameleonLayer->getOutputFields();
> foreach ($flds as $f)
> $alias = $chameleonLayer->getFieldAlias($f);
> // Do some HTML output ...
> Again, I can write the code to do this myself. But I don't want to
> reproduce something that might already be there.
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