[Qgis-developer] Discussion on browser and file extensions

Giuseppe Sucameli brush.tyler at gmail.com
Wed May 23 02:01:36 PDT 2012

Hi Etienne,

On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 1:07 AM, Etienne Tourigny
<etourigny.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> How about in the legend? I am 50/50 on that as there is always the
> option to change the layer names manually, and the tooltip does give a
> clue on the filetype.

IMHO no extensions should be displayed in the legend as well.
I thought I replied, now I notice it's not so clear I was talking about
layers in legend.

I quote myself:
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 7:58 PM, Giuseppe Sucameli
> <brush.tyler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I guess a layer is just a layer. Distinguishing them by extensions just
>> means the base name is not complete.
>> If you have 2 layers with the same name probably they are different
>> and then you should consider to assign them different names.

Shortly, neither the drag'n'drop of files from the browser should append
the suffix nor the legend should display them, that's my opinion.


Giuseppe Sucameli

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