[QGIS-Developer] QGIS supports WCS version 2.0.1 + WCPS natively?

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Mon May 7 23:57:54 PDT 2018


Il 08/05/2018 08:37, Bang Pham Huu ha scritto:
> Hello QGIS developers,
> I'm working for Rasdaman company (www.rasdaman.com - Opensource Raster
> database (www.rasdaman.org) - created by Prof. Dr. Peter Baumann).
> Rasdaman is conformable with OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) version
> 2.0.1 and contributed to create multiple extensions
> (http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wcs) and also main contributor
> of OGC Web Coverage Processing Service (WCPS -
> http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wcps). Rasdaman also contributed
> to QGIS with this WCPS plugin
> (https://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/QgsWcpsClient1/ [1]) written in Python.
> However, in QGIS latest version 2.8, QGIS native WCS tool only supports
> WCS version 1.0.0, 1.1.0, therefore it cannot work with Rasdaman for
> requesting WCS 2.0.1 version. What we'd like to do and ask is:
> + We could use the Python opensource OWSLib
> (https://github.com/earthserver-eu/OWSLib/tree/olcl-wcs-200 and
> https://github.com/earthserver-eu/OGC_WCS_tutorial) which supports WCS
> version 2.0.1 and WCPS to extend the existing WCPS QGIS plugin from
> Rasdaman [1].
> + Is that possible to bring this plugin to be added natively in QGIS for
> WCS feature (besides version 1.0.0, 1.1.0) in next QGIS version? And is
> this plugin needed to be developed as C++ to be able to work with QGIS
> core functionality?

please note that the latest QGIS version is 3. The latest LTR is 2.18.
We would certainly welcome any effort in adding and modernizing OGC
support in QGIS - the only reason we have not done it already is the
usual lack of time. So if you are interested we certainly welcome you on
Let's discuss the details here.
All the best, and thanks.

Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu
QGIS & PostGIS courses: http://www.faunalia.eu/training.html

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