[postgis-devel] STYLE

Paul Ramsey pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Fri Dec 19 08:50:00 PST 2008

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 3:52 AM, Mark Cave-Ayland
<mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk> wrote:
> BTW I noticed your r3450 commit, and this got me thinking. One of things
> that really trips me up at the moment is LWCURVE - why oh why was it not
> called LWCIRCSTRING??! This tends to trip me up a lot, since SQL-MM defines
> a curve as a LINESTRING or a CIRCULARSTRING and so makes the logic a lot
> harder to follow when trying to map SQL types to C types.

Hmmm, working this week, I was surprised to see my attempt to use
LINESTRINGTYPE fail :)  Perhaps it is in that tradition.  Not that I
would mind seeing the internal names harmonized with the standard
names, for cognitive assonance.


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