[DebianGIS] Re: [postgis-users] Announcing mezoGIS
alexbodn at 012.net.il
Wed Mar 29 02:17:14 PST 2006
i can't say you have missed something i noticed.
but a small and handy tool to visualize postgis data would definitely
help in debugging complex installations, where might be hard to pinpoint
anyway, i'm debianizing it and invite (not force) gis people to try it.
>>there is a new postgis oriented gui gis available.
> "The goal of mezoGIS is to provide a tool for geo-spatial analysis with
> PostGIS, through on-the-fly SQL queries as well as through larger,
> external plugin scripts.
> There are other, excellent open source applications that can display
> PostGIS data sets (like QGis or GRASS). Those projects, however, expect
> properly indexed tables as an input, and don't provide a built in
> functionality to launch SQL queries."
> I'm not trying to devalue what mezoGIS is offering, but does GRASS not
> "provide a built in functionality to launch [PostGIS] SQL queries" ???
> Most vector functions honor SQL queries (where=), and db.execute will
> pretty much do whatever else. As long as you change the default DB (DBF
> has inherent limitations) you aren't limited in what you can do.
> Have I missed something or has mezoGIS?
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