[Qgis-developer] Improving ftools geoprocessing tools

Mathieu Pellerin nirvn.asia at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 06:29:05 PDT 2015

Yep. I think the user-friendliness of ftools are that a/ algorithms are
offered in a simple and accessible menu items, and b/ the menu item icons
_greatly_ ease the understanding of what algorithms do.

Both can be added to processing.
On 22 Oct 2015 20:26, "Matthias Kuhn" <matthias at opengis.ch> wrote:

> Hi Giovanni,
> On 10/22/2015 02:38 PM, Giovanni Manghi wrote:
> > This users are
> > usually not able to handle (or willingly to) the possible problems of
> > using a toolbox based on other software.
> There are a number of internal algorithms available in processing (i.e.
> no external dependencies).
> Unfortunately they are duplicates of ftools algorithms. But they have
> the advantage that they can be used in models.
> So if something is going to be improved it should be those - or we end
> up with a situation where we have fast algorithms in the menus but the
> same algorithm slower in the toolbox.
> Therefore the plan of action should be:
>  * Create menu entries for often used (internal) processing algorithms
>  * Remove ftools algorithms
>  * Identify slow algorithms
>  * Improve performance
> This will solve João's problems in the most sustainable and effective
> way possible.
> Chers
> Matthias
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