[postgis-devel] Xing Lin's SoC project (raster support)

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Wed Jul 11 22:07:39 PDT 2007

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but if Oracle saw it  
that way, they probably wouldn't have patented the GeoRaster model.   
Much of the PDF presented comes right out of here:


And the model itself is patented:


There's no way PostGIS could accept a raster design on the basis of  
this submission, an original or at least unencumbered approach is  


On 11-Jul-07, at 12:14 PM, Tim Keitt wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm attaching a proposal to add raster support to postgis. This is
> Xing Lin's SoC project. I'm hoping to get feedback on the spec and
> ideas for additions, modifications. Implementation is underway, but
> its not too late to make changes if people see significant problems or
> have suggestions.
> Cheers,
> Tim
> -- 
> Timothy H. Keitt, University of Texas at Austin
> Contact info and schedule at http://www.keittlab.org/tkeitt/
> Reprints at http://www.keittlab.org/tkeitt/papers/
> ODF attachment? See http://www.openoffice.org/
> <PGRASTER_20070710.pdf>
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