[Merkaartor] What's coming in?: short-term roadmap
cbro at semperpax.com
Thu Nov 4 19:15:52 GMT 2010
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 20:08, Toby Speight <T.M.Speight.90 at cantab.net>wrote:
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> 0> Chris Browet <URL:mailto:cbro at semperpax.com> ("Chris") wrote:
> Chris> *0.18*
> Chris> Some of the things I have in mind for 0.18:
> Chris> - Spatialite
> Chris> The tests I've been running with Spatialite for the plugin
> Chris> incite me of thinking about a *Spatialite backend* for
> Chris> Merkaartor, alongside the traditional memory/XML current way.
> Chris> The advantages will be a builtin spatial index (hopefully no
> Chris> more "indexing...") and the possibility to load and query far
> Chris> greater datasets than is possible today.
> Something I've been contemplating for a while is to build a tool for
> helping find duplicate or very close nodes (without continuously
> switching to and from KeepRight). It sounds like I should hold off this
> until the spatial index code is stabilised?
Using Spatialite as a backend, the usual Node/Way/Relation interface will
still be there.
What would change is the way they are saved/restored and their lifecycle
(i.e. they could be generated "on-demand" from the backend)
- Chris -
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