[Qgis-user] [QGIS-Developer] New QGIS Date/Time Tools Plugin

C Hamilton adenaculture at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 08:34:24 PST 2021


If the map is simplified, then you lose precision, but it would be
wonderful if a gpkg of the time zones could be added to QGIS. Here is the
time zone map data.



On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 10:22 AM Richard Duivenvoorde <rdmailings at duif.net>

> On 1/28/21 4:13 PM, C Hamilton wrote:
> > What you mention has merit, but I was not kidding about trying to keep a
> plugin self contained for government use. To set up automatic downloading
> on our networks would require PKI authentication and that opens up another
> can of worms. I know how to deal with PKI because I already
> maintain plugins that use authentication. It would be easier for our users
> to have them download a data pack and have some manual
> installation process, but it is even easier if the data is already a part
> of the plugin. The o
> Hi Calvin,
> What I 'think' Nyall meant was to add such data to QGIS itself? We already
> have a gpkg with the world countries on board (everybody know the easter
> egg: 'type world in the coordinate input' yes?).
> But... adding 102Mb to the QGIS installer is maybe too much :-) Or can you
> shrink that down to some smaller size/format?
> Also, not sure in which version this will show up then (and on what
> ancient QGIS version your government client is....).
> If all fails, I'd accept Tim's proposal to get it uploaded on
> plugins.qgis.org via the backdoor/Tim...
> Regards,
> Richard Duivenvoorde
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