[Qgis-developer] Get rid of Shapefiles ! Go SpatiaLite !

G. Allegri giohappy at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 23:56:38 PST 2012

Just a note on the difficulty of Spatialite rather then shapefiles.
I often work with commercial softwares, and most of thems let the user work
seamlessly with local geodatabases (many of them use the MDB format), and I
see it's not so strange for GIS users to use them rather then shapefiles to
organize and share their data.
The OS version of this kind of data management would naturally be


2012/11/27 Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>

> On Mon, 26 Nov 2012 23:56:30 +0100, "Bernd Vogelgesang"
> <bernd.vogelgesang at gmx.de> wrote:
> > You just should not use Qspatialite to import shapes. I nearly gave up
> > upon spatialite, when i figured out that i had to use the Spatialite GUI
> > instead and this was fast as hell.
> Why not using DB Manager?
> > So at the moment, you have to work with Spatialite GUI to import shapes,
> I do not think users like to switch between different programs.
> All the best.
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> Paolo Cavallini - Faunalia
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