Posted By Clint on 11-28-2011 03:56 PM
It is possible to pass down vector data and render it on the client as you can implement your own web service that can serve up WKT or WKB and render it locally on the device. ...
I need to ask further about this statement.
What you're essentially saying here is that Map Suite Phone Edition does _not_ support vector data retrieval implicitly via the ServerOverlay object or any other Overlay object ?
Yes, we can of course build our own web services for this - and the client code to back it up - but when using a framework such as Map Suite I would have thought it to be a natural thing that Map Suite supported transferral of vector data features from server to client implicitly, much like the EditOverlay in the Web Edition, when the main purpose of the Windows Phone Edition is to build client run apps.
I haven't given the Desktop Edition much attention, as I'm primarily focused on the Web Edition, but how does this scenario work here ?
I would assume that desktop app developers also want vector data retrieval for local analysis and rendering. Is this not supported implicitly in the Desktop Edition either ?