[postgis-users] Support for LINESTRING and CIRCULARSTRING in the same polygon.
James David Smith
james.david.smith at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 12:35:39 PDT 2011
Maybe the thing to do is to use the below function...?
GEOMETRYCOLLECTION(POINT(2 3),LINESTRING((2 3,3 4)))
Then inside the Geometry collection, you can put both a Polygon and a
Curve Polygon ?
This webpage seems to be a good place to read about all the different
types of shape you can store... though I guess you've seen it
On 20 July 2011 20:27, Mats Taraldsvik <mats.taraldsvik at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 07/20/2011 08:53 PM, James David Smith wrote:
>> Hey Mats,
>> I'm just a newbie, so don't really have an answer for you I'm afraid,
>> but if a Polygon has a curved line, then it isn't a Polygon I don't
>> think. Polygons have only straight lines.
> Yes. My internal polygon objects (for a corporate gis system) may contain
> both, though, and I need a way to store them in PostGIS.
>> Am quite curious what the answer is to your query though... ! Good luck.
> Thanks! :)
>> On 20 July 2011 19:48, Mats Taraldsvik<mats.taraldsvik at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have to deal with Polygons which have curves as well as straight lines.
>>> How should I store them in postgis? (If I understand the documentation
>>> correctly, Polygon is for linestrings, CurvePolygon is for
>>> but none of them handles a mix of both..?)
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