[Qgis-developer] Spatialize attribute columns XY oor WKT, design choice
madmanwoo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 03:50:20 PST 2014
Well it's just SQLIte so the Spatialite provider should handle it fine
because to it it's just a normal database with tables.
I would also like to expose the data provider API to Python but I don't
think we will need it for this.
On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Matthias Kuhn <matthias.kuhn at gmx.ch> wrote:
> A bit of a problem I see is that there is still no support for plugin data
> providers. Are you thinking about implementing this as a plugin layer?
> On Wed 19 Feb 2014 11:46:39 AM CET, Nathan Woodrow wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:42 PM, Hugo Mercier
>> <hugo.mercier at oslandia.com <mailto:hugo.mercier at oslandia.com>> wrote:
>> And Spatialite functions handling spatial indexes can be used on
>> them ...
>> So we could imagine a VirtualQGIS virtual table driver distributed
>> QGIS ...
>> Cool ! :)
>> Yeah it is pretty cool. That is where I first got the idea from.
>> My main idea was to have a QGIS implementation of that that can sit on
>> top of any QGIS layer not just OGR ones. So instead of having a
>> backend of OGRFeature and OGRDatasource it would use QgsDataProvider
>> and QgsFeature.
>> It's pretty cool that there is a Python way to do this, will be good
>> to prototype something quick then port to C++ for speed. I might have
>> some time tomorrow to try my hand at something basic and if it works
>> we can explore it further.
>> - Nathan
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