[geos-devel] Second beta for ffi-geos extension now available

J Smith dark.panda+lists at gmail.com
Thu May 12 11:57:55 EDT 2011

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
> So both Python and Ruby made the "PreparedGeometry" type explicit.
> I was thinking more of a .prep() function returning void and internally
> holding a prepared version to transparently use in all prepared-aware
> methods. This would kind of follow PostGIS use, where you actually don't
> even explicitly call the "prepare" which happens based on an heuristic
> (the second time you run a predicate on a geometry that geometry gets
> prepared). The advantage of transparency would be there's no API change
> but automatic performance improvement.

I'd be open to that sort of thing. I'm still in beta after all.

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