[geos-devel] GEOS<3>

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Wed Apr 20 14:23:15 EDT 2005

My main concern is that we are committing to break our ABI in the 
future, for sure, and that most/all of the new good work will end up in 
3, even though possibly much of it could be in 2. It's more of a 
care-and-concern thing. HEAD always gets all the love.

> He announced is going to send me the patches, some of which
> are controversial (I think the CoordinateSequence ones, non-allowing
> higher-dimensioned Coordinates) but compile-time definable.
> For the GEOS<3> branch I'd first make a plan, as I belive the hard
> thing with GEOS is keeping a stable ABI. The first change would be
> some kind of ABI wrapper or similar thing ... but I don't know yet
> how to do it. The only thing I imagined was a flat-namespaced C wrapper
> like the one produced for JTS and the one implemented inside postgis.

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