[geos-devel] Porting LengthIndexedLine.project?
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Tue Aug 11 21:51:23 EDT 2009
Filing a ticket and attaching the patch is the best way to ensure it
doesn't get lost. Putting a milestone on it (like 3.2) will also help
ensure someone looks at it.
On Aug 11, 2009, at 8:22 PM, David Turner wrote:
> Did I send this to the right place? Or should I create a ticket
> somewhere? Or is my patch totally off-base?
> Just trying to make sure this doesn't get lost in the noise.
> On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 16:45 -0400, David Turner wrote:
>> OK, I've done the port. A patch, with ported tests, is attached.
>> On Thu, 2009-07-23 at 11:13 -0400, David Turner wrote:
>>> JTS has a class called LengthIndexedLine with a method "project",
>>> lets you figure out the nearest point on a line to a given
>>> point. This
>>> is useful, for instance, if you are trying to figure out what
>>> street a
>>> person is on from (possibly slightly inaccurate) GPS observations.
>>> PostGIS calls this function st_line_locate_point.
>>> GEOS doesn't seem to have it, even though I was under the impression
>>> that GEOS was merely a port of JTS. If I port JTS's project
>>> and related functions such as extractPoint to GEOS, would that
>>> patch be
>>> likely to be accepted? Or am I missing something about the
>>> between JTS and GEOS?
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