[Qgis-developer] On the fly simplication of point layers

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Mon Jan 20 12:37:42 PST 2014

On 01/20/2014 12:29 PM, Tim Sutton wrote:
> Ok I guess you can see where I am going to go with this email :-) Is there
> any point to allowing users to simplify point layers? Alvaro, can your
> remove the point rendering tab in layer properties (and I guess check
> internally that you are not trying to simplify point layers)? Or is there a
> use case for point simplification that I am not getting?
> Regards
> Tim

In the server world there is, could also be useful for navigating
gigantic data sets. Should definitely be a user toggled option.


There are a few different ways to do it, and doing it server side can
save time when rendering WMS or prevent overload when WFS.


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