chodgson at refractions.net
Tue May 24 11:46:06 PDT 2011
Agreed Paul, there be dragons. Error is the right response IMHO.
Paul Ramsey wrote:
> It's not clear to me any/many people are pushing through Inf
> geometries. So we have
> 1 - throw ERROR or
> 2 - return NULL/Empty geometry
> I'll throw my vote in for option 1.
> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 9:56 AM, Mark Cave-Ayland
> <mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 24/05/11 17:20, Paul Ramsey wrote:
>>> Well, I'm going to apply his Inf-blocking patch, and I'll carry the
>>> issue over to Proj.4 land.
>> I think we need a bit more discussion on what the behaviour should be before
>> applying though. At the moment I don't have a feel for what the standard
>> behaviour in this scenario should be (especially with respect to existing
>> tools) - should we throw an ERROR and abort the transaction? Return an
>> empty/NULL geometry and emit a WARNING?
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