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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Hi </span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;color:#0070C0'>Řyvind</span>,<span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>There are no plans right now, but it would be good to support
that extension as it is an OGC extension as well. OGC hadn&#8217;t defined it
yet when the FGF spec was done, which is why they&#8217;re not exactly the
same. The topic came up a while ago as part of a futures discussion, see <a
href="http://trac.osgeo.org/fdo/wiki/FdoOGCSFSGeometry">http://trac.osgeo.org/fdo/wiki/FdoOGCSFSGeometry</a>,
but we didn&#8217;t follow up.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'> If we added support, we would have to be backwards compatible
with all the existing FGF-based geometry data. But, moving forward to support
the OGC extensions would allow us to be compatible with products that are
generating data using the new OGC WKB format.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Do you or others see other products starting to make heavy use
of the new version of WKB or WKT?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Thanks,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Orest.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> fdo-users-bounces@lists.osgeo.org
[mailto:fdo-users-bounces@lists.osgeo.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Oyvind Idland<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, September 21, 2010 3:38 AM<br>
<b>To:</b> fdo-users@lists.osgeo.org<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [fdo-users] FGF and ISO SQL/MM WKB<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal>Is there any plans to adopt the WKB extension in ISO SQL/MM
into FDO ?<br>
<br>
This version of WKB/WKT solves most of what FGF tries to do, such as Z / M
ordinates and circular geometries.<br>
As of the one byte misalignment, this can be worked around by padding bytes.<br>
<br>
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regards,<br>
<br>
<br>
Řyvind Idland<o:p></o:p></p>

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