[geos-devel] [GEOS] #589: GEOSBufferWithStyle with mitre style on LinearRing

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Sun Sep 16 13:33:40 PDT 2012

#589: GEOSBufferWithStyle with mitre style on LinearRing
 Reporter:  olivier80   |       Owner:  geos-devel@…              
     Type:  defect      |      Status:  new                       
 Priority:  major       |   Milestone:  3.3.6                     
Component:  Default     |     Version:  3.3.5                     
 Severity:  Unassigned  |    Keywords:                            

Comment(by strk):

 Martin said:
 > Yes, that probably makes more sense.  The only rationale
 > for not doing this already is that it will take some
 > work to create offset linework that reflects this logic.
 > (Currently linearrings are handled by the same code as
 > linestrings, because when the end cap style is round
 > the ends merge seamlessly anyway.  Cap styles were added
 > later, but the linearring handling was not enhanced to
 > respect them).

 (it would be lovely if trac accepted mail replies, but unfortunately it
 doesn't, so I'm copy&pasting mailing list only reply ..)

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/geos/ticket/589#comment:2>
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