[postgis-users] Converting WKT or WKB
pramsey at refractions.net
Sun Feb 6 10:51:34 PST 2005
On Sunday, February 6, 2005, at 10:37 AM, Abe Gillespie wrote:
> The second idea is to just use a third party library to do the parsing
> for me. I see there's a java one, but I'm looking for a .Net happy
Carbon Tools probably includes some WKB and WKT handling functions. It
is .Net. Also, I would hope that ArcObjects could ingest WKB? Hope?
> Also, and this is OT from the subject, but how do you specify to
> PostGIS whether the geometries are stored as WKT or WKB? Mine are all
> WKT and I'm curious in case down the road I want to use WKB.
The internal storage format is neither WKT nor WKB. You only get those
at output time, when the geometry is retrieved.
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