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Enhancement: export zipfle including also more information documents #4884
Actually mapserver will allow , using the wfs engine, to distribute the
We will project to use this feature to allow the download of our datasets, using the shapefile zipped format.
But we have a problem to use this.
To have this result is necessary an enhance to the actual options of mapserver.
I think a good solution could be add a new tag setting in the metadata part of layer section of the mapfile.
A new tag to include in a zip file an external resource (I think to a zip file or to a pdf file).
something like this:
or this other (for mapserver on windows)
or also retrieve the document from internet
Or with this other option:
In this case the mapserver is request to include in zip file ALL the documents find in the folder.
Obviously this command could not be supported on mapscript to avoid that an user could remotely set the mapserver to retrieve an arbitrary file from the server.