[geos-devel] [postgis-devel] RFC6 - Drop GEOS C++ API at GEOS 3.8

Sebastiaan Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 3 10:52:21 PDT 2017

On 10/03/2017 07:37 PM, Howard Butler wrote:
> What if we were to do the same thing with GDAL -- take away GDAL's C++ API which you were not supposed to use, but we put it out there anyway, because it was inconvenient for some of the open source packaging systems? Not possible because too many open source things in Deb/RH use GDAL C++ API, right? 

Those projects would be forced to adopt the C API just like for GEOS.
And that would make life for distributions much easier as well,
especially since GDAL has many more reverse dependencies than GEOS.
Because of the importance of GDAL to most projects, they will be
sufficiently motivated to port their project to use the C API.

Kind Regards,


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