[postgis-devel] New Distance Review

nicklas.aven at jordogskog.no nicklas.aven at jordogskog.no
Sun Nov 8 09:20:20 PST 2009

Now I have moved the information about the distance calculation to the wiki:http://trac.osgeo.org/postgis/wiki/NewDistCalc and complemented with som word about the sub geometries handling. I am also working on a small novell :-) of why the different changes is made.  Paul, I have done no more commenting in the code (the weekend is not long enough) so you have to just ask if something is too messy written so it makes no sense /Nicklas
2009-11-07 Paul Ramsey wrote:

My understanding is that the code is pretty modular and only activates
>for the particular large geometry cases it performs well for. Perhaps
>Niklas could put his .doc explanation, which is good, into the wiki
>where it's more webbly accessed. I'll be looking for a number of CUnit
>tests that run and compare both methods on a variety of inputs.
>On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 3:03 AM, Mark Cave-Ayland
> wrote:
>> Paul Ramsey wrote:
>>> Niklas,
>>> I'm going to start reviewing your distance work on Monday, speak now
>>> or forever hold your peace :)
>>> P.
>> I don't think reading the code will be a problem - my main concern is the
>> lack of documentation for the algorithm changes. I'd like to see better
>> documentation of the changes present in Niklas' spike (new algorithm
>> descriptions and reason for change, clear evidence of testing) before
>> agreeing to commit.
>> ATB,
>> Mark.
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