[tdwg-tapir] Fwd: [wfs-dev] name change
Javier de la Torre
jatorre at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 23:12:56 CET 2006
Funny. In OGC they are also considering splitting WFS into several
levels of complexity and to not force the use of GML, I wonder when
they are going to start talking about WFS Lite.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: "Panagiotis (Peter) A. Vretanos" <pvretano at cubewerx.com>
> Date: 2 de noviembre de 2006 20:44:25 GMT+01:00
> To: Raj Singh <rsingh at opengeospatial.org>
> Cc: wfsbasic.users at opengeospatial.org, wfs-dev at opengeospatial.org
> Subject: Re: [wfs-dev] name change
> Not quite a FULL WFS without transactions.
> The WFS includes the capabilities and filter capabilities to allow
> servers to declare what the are capable of.
> This means that servers can declare that they support very little.
> example, the following filter capabilities:
> <ogc:Filter_Capabilities xmlns:ogc="http://www.opengis.net/ogc">
> <ogc:GeometryOperands xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml">
> <ogc:SpatialOperator name="BBOX" />
> <ogc:EID />
> indicates that this server only supports BBOX on gml:Point types.
> So the most complex request you could form (on as single feature type)
> would be something like:
> I would prefer that this work (WFS Simple I mean) be rolled back into
> the WFS specification as a level 0 conformance class rather than
> two independent specifications that do similar things ... even if this
> means making GML a preferred but not mandatory output format for the
> GetFeature operation.
> The WFS already allows other formats, other than GML, to be
> supported so
> something like KML is well within the scope of the current spec..
> Raj Singh wrote:
>> In the WFS specification the idea of a 'Basic WFS' is mentioned that
>> pertains to a full WFS that is read-only--no transactional support.
>> This is quite different from the intent of this effort, so the
>> working name has been changed to 'WFS Simple'.
>> wfs-dev mailing list
>> wfs-dev at opengeospatial.org
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