[postgis-users] Converting WKT or WKB
agillesp at vt.edu
Sun Feb 6 11:19:39 PST 2005
Thanks for the help, I'll take a look at carbon tools.
As far as I know ArcObjects can't parse WKB ... but I'll look into that
On Feb 6, 2005, at 1:51 PM, Paul Ramsey wrote:
> 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 library.
> 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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