[Qgis-developer] Bye bye SPIT?
madmanwoo at gmail.com
Wed May 2 13:22:23 PDT 2012
-1 from me. IMO leave it for 2.0 release. Maybe add a message into the
SPIT dialog that says "I will be removed in the next release by learn to
use X to upload into PostGIS"
I have never had issues with uploading layers into postgis using SPIT
however on the other had dbmanger still feels very touch and go with if it
will work or not.
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 4:59 AM, Werner Macho <werner.macho at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 05/02/2012 07:31 PM, Horst Düster wrote:
> > +1 on Mayeuls comment
> > mayeul.kauffmann at free.fr schrieb:
> >>> oh, yes, you're right - it's PostGIS Manager that requires
> >>> shp2pgsql,
> >> not SPIT. My mistake. Sure, duplication of tools is bad. But
> >> removing SPIT would mean removing the *only* (correct?) QGIS GUI
> >> tool to load shapefiles into postgis without external
> >> dependencies. Do we want to get read of this before putting it in
> >> DB manager?
> The same with me (beside the fact that I just learned howto use SPIT
> (thanks Horst)) it seems much more clearer to me using SPIT than using
> the dbmanager (for now) ..
> Don't get me wrong .. dbmanager is great but as long as SPIT is more
> intuitive (maybe because it just does ONE thing) I'd like to wait with
> removing it until a filedialog import has been implemented that
> creates something like the batch upload which you currently see when
> you add more than one shapefile ..
> But I am quite sure guiseppe will have that soon :)
> - -1 from me for removing it right now (and probably think about the
> dependencies too which mayeul pointed out)
> Beside that ..
> What about creating hints for obsolete plugins that are getting
> removed with a hint that the function has been
> integrated/extended/moved to "the new plugin" .. or maybe a hint
> inside the plugin that this will become obsolete soon because the
> function will be available in core/new-plugin-name.
> marking plugins like that for at least one "official"-release-period
> will probably easen the migration for the user too..
> kind regards
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