[QGIS-Developer] [Qgis-developer] QGIS <-> Django

Tim Sutton tim at kartoza.com
Sat Oct 27 16:17:06 PDT 2018


> On 26 Oct 2018, at 08:21, Radim Blazek <radim.blazek at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 9:34 PM Tim Sutton <tim at kartoza.com> wrote:
>> What you have built sounds really cool! Is my understanding correct that with
>> eventual read/write support the idea is that a user connecting via QGIS PostGIS
>> connection would have equivalent permissions to a user created in Django auth,
>> so could for example directly edit a feature in QGIS via PG connection,
>> in QGIS via WFS-T connection or edit a feature in Django via e.g. OpenLayers WFS-T
>> connect to QGIS or in Django via django forms?
> Not exactly, the idea is to substitute direct PostGIS editing via
> Postgres provider for WFS-T/Django to get rid of users/permissions
> maintenance on Postgres level. Django will be the only access gateway
> where permissions are checked and data are filtered. Syncing
> users/permissions/filters between Django and PostGIS is a pain which
> we want to abandon. Similarly a WMS vector data source can be filtered
> on Django level.

Ah, ok thanks for the clarification!



> Radim


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