[ka-Map-users] Firefox problem with ka-map
woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Thu Aug 3 14:47:59 EDT 2006
Using a couple days old CVS, and I think this is a long standing issue
with Firefox, we get occasional partial tiles loaded. I have not been
able to reproduce this with IE 6.
The tile is loaded, but it seems to be truncated, if I go into Page Info
-> Media and copy/paste the tile's url into another window it typically
shows a partial tile, a shift refresh on the tile loads the whole tile
which is cached and the ka-map tile is whole.
I do not think this is because we have a locking problem on the tile
read. I have even changed tile.php to write to <tile>.png- and then
rename that to <tile>.png after it is written.
It seems like Firefox is getting overloaded with pending requests and
somehow the loading tile is getting interrupted. This tile happens if I
expand the window to full screen and start panning repeatedly across the
window. I also noticed that IE disables a second grab and pan until all
the tiles are loaded from the first request.
I also like the countdown of items to be loaded in the IE status bar.
So anyone have any thoughts on this?
It would be nice to have a action that implements a ctrl-click on a tile
to reload the tile from the server to fix broken tiles if needed.
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