[Qgis-developer] Support for SpatiaLite?
tim at linfiniti.com
Mon Jan 26 16:01:14 EST 2009
On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 10:48 +0000, Carson Farmer wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just wanted to keep this discussion going=... the provider here:
> > Right, there actually is a SpatiaLite provider already, based on the
> > PostGIS provider:
> > http://www.gaia-gis.it/QGisJanus/
> could certainly be integrated into QGIS. A SpatialLight provider would
> be a fantastic addition to the QGIS repertoire. It has been suggested
> elsewhere that if QGIS worked with SpatialLight as easily as ESRI works
> with Geodatabases, then SpatialLight might be able to grow into an
> opensource Geodatabase alternative, which would be great for
> data-sharing and portability...
> >>> Hi all,
> >>> I was wondering how hard it might be to adapt the PostGIS manager plugin
> >>> so that it will also support SpatiaLite:
> >>> http://www.gaia-gis.it/spatialite/
> > This is really a question for Alessandro Furieri, the dev of SL. I know
> > he's already busy with this, but he could possibly profit from feedback.
> > I think a SpatiaLite provider would be a great addition for QGIS,
> > solving a long-standing limitation, so if Alessandro agrees I think it
> > would be good to have the development happen straight into the qgis svn,
> > possibly in a separate branch.
> > All the best.
> > pc
> +1 here
+1 For me. If the author is willing I would suggest to add it to the
feature plan for 1.1 at
At the same time (assuming spatiallite is backwards compatible with
sqlite), we could update the internal copy of sqlite in QGIS sources to
include spatial lite if needed.
Tim Sutton - QGIS Project Steering Committee Member (Release Manager)
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