[QGIS-Developer] Proj 7 auto grid download

Jeremy Palmer palmerjnz at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 01:26:03 PDT 2020

> On Fri, 20. Mar 2020 at 08:12:35 +0100, Andreas Neumann wrote:
> > Isn't that potentially a quite large amount of data? Most QGIS users
> that I
> > know mainly work in one country or region and only need one gridshift
> file.
> > Of course there are exceptions.

Why not ship with the same grids that come with proj-datumgrid (or what
QGIS typically ships in MacOSX and Windows. Then all other full grids need
to be downloaded on request. This way, the user experience is no worse than
it is currently, and there is the added benefit of being able to download
grids when needed quickly.

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