[fdo-users] How does FDO handle invalid fgf geometries?
mateusz at loskot.net
Thu Aug 21 11:14:49 EDT 2008
Traian Stanev wrote:
> It gives freedom of implementation to the provider writer. Internally
> the provider can use the FDO geometry stuff, but it doesn't have to.
Yes, this is clear.
> Also, we can disagree on what is a reasonable amount of validation,
> depending on the underlying format. For example, while Oracle may not
> like polygons with self-intersections, SHP, SDF and SQLite don't give
> a shit and will accept it.
From that angle, I agree that implementation of, let's say,
Geometry::Validate() is provider-specific.
BTW, looks like in the lists we've archived number of interesting
answers that belong to FDO FAQ :-)
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Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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