[QGIS-Developer] New plugin: Review / Procedure
cavallini at faunalia.it
Sat Oct 5 21:55:22 PDT 2019
Glad suggestions helped.
As this demonstrates, having many plugins is confusing for users and developers alike, hence the need to avoid duplication.
On 6 October 2019 04:43:17 EEST, Richard Marsden <winwaed at gmail.com> wrote:
>Harrissou & Paolo,
>I wasn't aware of the OSM Downloader - which I've just tried. In
>common with OGR2OGR (and native QGIS import), it imports features
>according to geometry type - eg. a layer of points, a layer of
>I was aware of QuickOSM. It didn't work for me when I tried a few
>weeks ago. I've since re-tried. From files, it has the same issues as
>OSM Downloader / OGR2OGR. The Overpass interface (which is where it
>seems to be really targeted) is much more powerful and flexible. Even
>then I had to do things like adjust the timeout for what was a simple
>query. I think Overpass Queries will be too much for the customers I'm
>thinking of - even manually entering key queries is probably too much.
>I'll contact the author as suggested - perhaps a third "set of
>pre-programmed options" might work rather than my plugin.
>On Sat, Oct 5, 2019 at 1:49 AM Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>
>> Thanks Harrissou, indeed I meant
>> On 05/10/19 07:39, Harrissou wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > And there's also QuickOSM plugin that I think provides this kind of
>> > Cheers,
>> > Harrissou
>> > Le 5 octobre 2019 07:22:10 GMT+02:00, Paolo Cavallini
>> > <cavallini at faunalia.it> a écrit :
>> > Hi Richard,
>> > On 05/10/19 04:36, Richard Marsden wrote:
>> > Should I simply submit as say, v0.1, mark it experimental,
>> > perhaps
>> > add some notes considering its early state. Or should I put
>> > Github (where it will also probably end up anyway) and
>> > here? Or an alternative?
>> > I would suggest the first option is the most effective.
>> > >
>> > The plugin is called OSMImporter and is intended to import
>> > layer(s) of
>> > features types from OpenStreetMap data. The original use
>case was to
>> > import a single Administration Boundary level (e.g. US
>> > into
>> > a multipolygon layer; but there are also options for
>> > water;
>> > buildings. Roads, POIs, and Land-Use are still to be
>> > - and
>> > more can be easily added.
>> > what do you think are the limitation of the current OSM
>> > plugin? In general I would advise towards improving the
>> > than duplicating the functionality.
>> > Cheers.
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