[fdo-internals] RE: [fdo-users] PostGIS : new feature class naming proposition

Traian Stanev traian.stanev at autodesk.com
Tue Feb 12 13:32:10 EST 2008

Why don't you just drop the ~ stuff altogether.

People may have to recreate their MapGuide layers after this, but the code would be less complex. If it's well documented in the release notes, it wouldn't be a problem.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: fdo-internals-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:fdo-internals-
> bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Jason Birch
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 1:22 PM
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> Subject: [fdo-internals] RE: [fdo-users] PostGIS : new feature class
> naming proposition
> Hi Bruno,
> I'd suggest moving this conversation to the FDO-internals list, as it
> is
> supposed to be more focussed on core development.
> I can't think of any draw-backs to this approach.  Are there any cases
> where a feature class becomes disassociated from its connection and you
> have to work your way backwards?  Or you would need to access a
> different schema from that connection?  I'm thinking probably not...
> I'm thinking that not having the schema name in the feature class will
> potentially make transferring feature classes from one schema or
> database to another easier (using Fdo2Fdo or something similar).
> Jason
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruno Scott
> Subject: [fdo-users] PostGIS : new feature class naming proposition
> We are actively debugging the postgis provider.
> And i have a proposal for the featureclass name
> Actually , on the connection string we specify the datastore.
> As this datastore is phycally the schema name so there is no need to
> include
> it in the featureclass name
> So i suggest to get rid of this schema name but to keep backward
> compatibility
> So if someone use an fdo function having a featureclass name as an
> input
> parameters
> both "schema~table" or "table" will work
> but if we ask the provider to give us the list of featureclass name
> it will only return "table"
> Is that ok?
> Bruno
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