[geos-devel] updating geos 3.5.0 source archive.

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Nov 10 04:37:05 PST 2015


On 10 November 2015 at 12:11, J├╝rgen E. <jef at norbit.de> wrote:
> On Tue, 10. Nov 2015 at 10:50:57 +0100, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>
>> There is, however, cost involved. That is, GEOS does not promise C++ API/ABI
>> stability, so those who choose GEOS C++ API should be aware they may need
>> to update change their code more frequently.
>
> Also right - plus that we need to either pick one C++ compiler that works for
> everyone (Qt and reverse dependencies currently use 2010 in OSGeo4W - not
> 2012), leave some behind or ship a myriad of different packages to suit
> everyone.

I see. I'm not particularly experienced with OSGeo4W development issues.

>> So, I don't think it's a good idea to forbid the freedom of GEOS API choice,
>> especially if it is a choice between officially supported APIs.
>
> I just stated a preference - and asked whether it is feasible to port OSSIM to
> the C-API.

Right, certainly, C API is preferred from deployment point.

Best regards,
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