[OpenLayers-Dev] projection on geometry

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Tue Nov 11 17:23:14 EST 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 02:47:49PM -0700, Tim Schaub wrote:
> Seems to me like we need a setter and getter.  So the following would work:
> polygon.setProjection(foo);
> polygon.components[0].components[0].getProjection(); // foo
> And it makes sense to me to push the work on to the setter (setting the 
> same on all components), making access less work.

Really? I guess it's reasnably likely that any access n a specific
component is going to be tied to a getProjectino() on all the components,
so setProjectin() being slow is better than getProjection() being slow.

> I think it also makes sense to me that the layer does not set the 
> geometry projection.  We assume that geometry projection is properly set 
> before a feature is added to a layer.  This pushes the setting or 
> transforming closer to the parsing (where it makes sense that you'd know 
> the projection).

I agree.

Christopher Schmidt

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