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Re: Removing qgis from Debian

Il 26/06/2016 12:37, Richard Duivenvoorde ha scritto:

> I think the QGIS project handles the Qt4 removal good enough: QGIS
> misses some functionality (not used by me personally), and notably some
> plugins, but for most there is a way around it.
> Instead of OpenLayers plugin for example, one can use the
> QuickMapServices plugin!
> osEarth I do not use to be honest.
> But my take to Bas: please keep packaging LTR/2.14 even it misses some
> functions. I think 2.14 is currently the best choice.
> And 2.16 would be ok too if users prefer that as an upgrade, but if
> packaging (in combi with osEarth) is a problem: let's just wait for 3.0
> for the next packaging upgrade.
> QGIS 2.16/Qt5 builds are too experimental.
> AFTER 2.16 there will be a full focus on Qt5/Python3.
> 2.14 'just works' 99% of the functions. The OpenLayers issue is actually
> a plugin issue and only for Debian testing users and out of the projects
> responsibility. We have sometimes too many masters to serve :-(
> And also from my side: a big thanks for all the work you do and have
> done for FOSS GIS and QGIS and Debian!

Hi all,
I fully agree with Richard, and support his view.
All the best.

Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu
QGIS & PostGIS courses: http://www.faunalia.eu/training.html

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