[postgis-users] Request for ideas to enhance the geometry viewer - GSoC

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Tue Jan 29 17:36:03 PST 2019

Are you sure you want to reimplement what a GIS does already? Doing proper, powerful styling it's a really big task.
Sorry to jump in like this, I'm a strong advocate of open source tools also because you can reuse what is available, avoiding duplication of efforts.

Il 30 gennaio 2019 02:13:50 CET, Martin Davis <mtnclimb at gmail.com> ha scritto:
>Here's an idea which might be a bit out there...
>Allow styling/labelling to be driven by columns in the displayed query.
>The styling columns would have well-known names which are unlikely to
>conflict with data columns.  A nice pattern to follow is the SVG style
>names.  So e.g. styleStroke = line color, styleFill - fill color,
>styleStrokeWidth = line width, etc etc etc.  styleLabel would be the
>to label with.
>This allows styling to be data-driven and easily captured and shared.
>On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 8:16 PM Victoria Rautenbach <
>victoria.rautenbach at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear PostGIS devs and users
>> Firstly, we (Frikan, Xuri and I) would like to thank the PostGIS
>> community again for the support you provided us in 2018 during Google
>> Summer of Code (GSoC). We truly appreciate your time and effort.
>> The call for OSGeo GSoC ideas is now out [1]. Frikan and I would like
>> to suggest a project to address some of the issues left in the
>> geometry viewer (available in pgAdmin4), but also include some new
>> functionality.
>> Are there any ideas or suggestions from you, the PostGIS community,
>> for extra functionalities that would improve the usefulness of the
>> geometry viewer?
>> Thank you in advance.
>> Regards
>> Victoria
>> [1] https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/soc/2019-January/004200.html
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Sorry for being short
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