[QGIS-Developer] segmentSide and leftOfLine functions
nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 15:19:39 PST 2019
On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 00:08, Raymond Nijssen <r.nijssen at terglobo.nl> wrote:
> Since 2 months there's a new function called leftOfLine() which
> calculates if a point is left or right from a line(segment). While using
> it I wondered why:
> It returns
> -1 if point is on left side
> 1 if point is on right side
> cause I would expect the opposite result, or call the function
> When diving into this, I also found the function segmentSide() which
> calculates the exact same (but having a better name).
> Here they are
> Am I missing something or should this be fixed?
Should be fixed -- looks like needless duplication to me. One of the
methods should be deprecated and tagged for removal in QGIS 4.0.
(Don't deprecate the method which accepts double arguments -- we don't
want to force construction of QgsPoints if they aren't already
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