[Qgis-developer] split polygons and islands

strk strk at keybit.net
Thu Jan 13 13:24:04 EST 2011

On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 07:13:22PM +0100, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> Hi all.
> I noticed in today's course that splitting a polygon with an island
> creates 3 polygons, not 1+1 with an island: is this a planned feature?
> It seems reasonable (otherwise, to which polygon should the island be
> attached?), but somewhat unexpected.

Same with PostGIS's ST_Split.
Simplifies the semantic (always explode).


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