Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of BluePrintGISStorage


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02/17/09 08:44:39 (13 years ago)
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Fran Boon
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  • BluePrintGISStorage

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     1== Storage ==
     2For portability, the default storage for Features is the normal database via Web2Py's [http://mdp.cti.depaul.edu/examples/default/orm DAL].
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     4In order to support Lines & Polygons we need to store as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text WKT]
     5 * UI for Points can hide this behind simple Lat/Lon
     6 * [http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Shapely/ Shapely] used to do conversion
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     8An option should be provided to store in [http://postgis.refractions.net PostGIS] or [http://www.gaia-gis.it/spatialite Spatialite] instead, where available, as then can have spatial indexes for speed.[[BR]]
     9Q: Could we extend DAL for spatial indexes?
     10 * [http://groups.google.com/group/web2py/browse_thread/thread/7551b50ef3ca72a8 DAL can be bypassed] to allow other ORMs to be used: {{{response.custom_commit=lambda: do_commit()}}}
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     12Q: integrate [http://featureserver.org FeatureServer]?
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     14[wiki:BluePrintGeographicInformationSystems GIS BluePrints]