[Qgis-developer] DB Manager and other PostGIS issues: notes from a course

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Mon Nov 21 22:44:39 PST 2016

Il 21/11/2016 23:56, Nyall Dawson ha scritto:
> On 22 November 2016 at 05:03, Giovanni Manghi <giovanni.manghi at gmail.com> wrote:

>> The QGIS based one is much more straightforward for the vast majority
>> of cases because it does not have all the advanced options that the
>> ogr based one has. In general I'm very much in favor of keeping
>> diversity in Processing.
> Also keep in mind that only the QGIS one fully supports QGIS layers,
> including all the available field and geometry types. The OGR one also
> does not have full support for all the QGIS data providers
> (mssql/db2/memory layers).
> For this reason I do not want to see the native QGIS one go. I'd
> rather we improved QGIS core so that writing layers is faster, and
> then dropped the OGR ones ;)

Thanks Giovanni and Nyall for comments.
Certainly the current situation, having two limited tools, the
difference among which is not clear for users, is suboptimal.
Giovanni, would it make sense to hide the more complex and less used
stuff under an Avdanced section?
All the best.
Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu
QGIS & PostGIS courses: http://www.faunalia.eu/training.html

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