[Qgis-developer] qgis 2.2: removing spit and disabling "avoid intersection of new polygons"

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Sat Jan 25 00:22:53 PST 2014

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Il 24/01/2014 18:30, Giovanni Manghi ha scritto:

> a while ago I proposed to get rid of SPIT as it is unmaintained and
> now redundant with a similar tool in the processing toolbox. This will
> happen for 2.2?

+1. I think this will solve also some long standing ticket.

> More serious is the issue with the "avoid intersection" option in the
> snapping dialog:
> the functionality is broken as it often does not remove all the
> overlapped parts, leaving behind (very) small areas and creating
> multipart polygons when it is supposed to not happen.
> There have been some discussion (and even a fix funding proposal) but
> afaik no work has been done.
> As this tool does not work as advertised and creates a lot of issues
> when digitizing maps than need to be topologically correct, then I
> propose to disable it until fixed (and this is a pity, as is one of
> the most powerful options in qgis regarding dizigiting).
> What is your opinion?

we still have several bugfixing weeks left, and some resources to fix them.
It would be useful to agree on a prioritization.


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