[Qgis-developer] Support for SpatiaLite?
marco.hugentobler at karto.baug.ethz.ch
Wed Jan 28 02:45:49 EST 2009
Am Montag 26 Januar 2009 22:01:14 schrieb Tim Sutton:
> 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.
+1 also for me. For the changes that affect existing dialog(s) in QGIS, it
would be good if Tim could review them before they are commited to svn.
> > Carson
Dr. Marco Hugentobler
Institute of Cartography
Technical Advisor QGIS Project Steering Committee
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