[Gdal-dev] Geometry Collection

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Jun 10 10:22:21 EDT 2003

Radim Blazek wrote:
> Can Geometry Collection (GC) in OGR contain other GC, i.e. tree of GC without any
> limits on number of levels? 


Yes, I believe OGRGeometryCollection can hold other geometry collections.

> Is it possible in SFS? It seems, that it is possible [1].

I believe so.

> Does it make any sense to have GC of GC tree? I don't think so. 
> Are there any applications where such trees are useful? 
> Does any SW producing such trees exist?

I can imagine some situations in which it would be useful, but I have certainly
never run into such a situation yet in "real life".

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