[Qgis-developer] How do we deal with duplicate functionality in Select by Location and Spatial Query Plugin?

Werner Macho werner.macho at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 05:55:54 PDT 2013


So as far as i can see there is only one difference - the "keeping" of the
layer - or forcing to duplicate the layer ..
Personaly I tend to keep everything clean and tidy too but I see not
disadvantage of having them both .. even more when one of them is "only" a
So we already have the functionality built in if on needs it ..
And .. can the plugin function be used by sextante?


On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 2:52 PM, Alexander Bruy <alexander.bruy at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Anita,
> personally I prefer to keep only one tool.
> On Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:37:24 +0200
> "Anita Graser" <anitagraser at gmx.at> wrote:
> > Both cover Intersection. Spatial Query also offers Contains and
> > Disjoint. Select by Location allows to compare a layer with itself while
> > Spatial Query forces you to duplicate the layer to achieve the same
> > results.
> Also Spatial Query plugin is much faster on large datasets
> --
> Alexander Bruy
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