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On-the-fly reprojection of tiles using your favorite conventional WMS servers

If we accept Spherical Mercator tiles and the ZXY storage scheme as standard and still wish to use all the nice WMS servers we know, we can easily set up a middle tile server like this: For example, this request gets a OSM-like tile from a conventional Bavarian WMS server: http://lucasdom.homelinux.org:8077/services/smtile?baseurl=http://www.geodaten.bayern.de/ogc/getogc.cgi%3fREQUEST=GetMap%26SERVICE=WMS%26VERSION=1.1.1%26LAYERS=UK500,TK50&x=8711&y=5643&z=14 The advantage of this … Continue reading