[QGIS-Developer] Processing 3.0: Dropping non-QgsZonalStatistics zonal statistics algorithm

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 27 22:07:25 PDT 2017

On 28 June 2017 at 12:19, Mathieu Pellerin <nirvn.asia at gmail.com> wrote:
> As part of the ongoing upgrade and cleanup done by the Nyall, we should take
> the opportunity to get rid of one of the overlapping "Zonal Statistics" and
> "Zonal Statistics (QGIS)" algorithms. The latter relies on QGIS'
> QgsZonalStatistics.
> Yesterday, I've resurrected the "Zonal Statistics (QGIS)" algorithm, and in
> doing so added progress feedback + cancellation support. Would anyone object
> to:
> a/ rename this algorithm to "Zonal Statistics"
> b/ delete the former (and obsolete) "Zonal Statistics" algorithm

I'm not a big user of zonal stats... but I'd like to see this
duplication removed.

Can you sum up what the differences between the tool algorithms are?
Are they any downsides to dropping the other tool, or is the Zonal
Stats (QGIS) alg better in every way?


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