[Qgis-developer] Improving ftools geoprocessing tools
matthias at opengis.ch
Thu Oct 22 06:35:45 PDT 2015
/me adding "icon" to the list of actions
Therefore the plan of action should be:
* Add icon support to processing
* Create menu entries for often used (internal) processing algorithms
* Remove ftools algorithms
* Identify slow algorithms
* Improve performance
On 10/22/2015 03:29 PM, Mathieu Pellerin wrote:
> 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
> <mailto: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
> 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.
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