MapServer 5.4.0 Released

The MapServer PSC is proud to announce the release of MapServer version 5.4. The source code is available for download at:

Binary distributions will follow shortly as will a new demo. Nearly 100 tickets were closed as part of this effort. Major feature additions include:

* MS RFC 30: Support for WMS 1.3.0
* MS RFC 40: Label text alignment and wrapping
* MS RFC 44: Restore URL modification of mapfiles to pre-5.0 levels
* MS RFC 47: Move IGNORE_MISSING_DATA to run-time configuration
* MS RFC 48: GEOTRANSFORM Geometry operations
* MS RFC 49: Symbology, Labeling, and Cartography Improvements
* MS RFC 56: Improved security relative to untrusted directories and mapfiles

Full RFC text can be found at:

Other notable enhancements include:

* improved polygon label placement
* re-write of much of the PostGIS driver code

The full 5.4.0 change log can be found at:

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