[Qgis-developer] [Discussion] Repository and Plugin idea for Google Summer of Code

Nathan Woodrow madmanwoo at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 06:41:18 PDT 2013

Hey Arun,

Great to see you back on the list.  Are you thinking of doing this for GSoC
or just as a free time project?

- Nathan

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM, aruntheguy at gmail.com
<aruntheguy at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello,
> I have been going through the Google Summer of Code 2013 ideas page [0]
> and I think the remote repository for style/svg/script sharing proposed by
> Alexander Bruy would be a nice follow up of my last year work on the Symbol
> management.
> Here are a few things that come to my mind:
> 0. The foremost point is, instead of a plugin to handle the fetching and
> importing, we could implement them in the parts concerned directly. Eg.,
> style import in style manager, sextante model/script importer in sextante
> ..etc
> 1. Since we don't have a repository, last year I just made a way to input
> the XML url in the symbol Import dialog and fetch the symbols. The idea is
> to add an option to get the symbols from the central repository with their
> groups and tags and import them individually or based on individual groups
> or with a specific set of tags.
> 2. The Django application with REST API must be with an user
> authentication layer, should be install-able and configurable for
> organisations to host their own servers.
> 3. The base URL for the remote server can be kept changeable in the
> application options, so organizations can point it to their servers.
> I might have missed a few obvious points. Kindly discuss and help to
> improve the idea. Thank you.
> [0] http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/quantum-gis/Google_Summer_of_Code_2013
> <http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/quantum-gis/Google_Summer_of_Code_2013>--
> Regards
> Arunmozhi
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