[postgis-devel] [PostGIS] #1212: [raster]: st_intersects signature change - documentation out of synch

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Thu Sep 29 07:40:25 PDT 2011

#1212: [raster]: st_intersects signature change - documentation out of synch
 Reporter:  robe            |       Owner:  pracine      
     Type:  defect          |      Status:  new          
 Priority:  medium          |   Milestone:  PostGIS 2.0.0
Component:  postgis raster  |     Version:  trunk        
 Keywords:                  |  

Comment(by pracine):

 Replying to [comment:22 dustymugs]:
 > Replying to [comment:19 pracine]:
 > > Another solution I thought about was to signal the fact that
 everything was processed as raster by passing in a third argument 'RASTER'
 saying "this must be processed as raster and must return a raster"...
 > >
 > > I think we will have to formulate two or three solutions and get
 everybody to vote (Jorge, David, Mateusz, Sandro, Bryce?)... Damned open
 source democracy :-)
 > If you're going to get everyone to vote, I'd ask everyone on postgis-
 devel as I'd like Paul, Mark and Sandro to have a say.
 > Personally, I'm for keeping the seamless API at the expense of being
 commutative and fully against additional function parameters.

 I'm pretty sure overloading does not take the return type into account so
 you will have to do something anyway otherwise ST_Intersection(raster,
 geometry) -> raster will conflict with ST_Intersection(raster, geometry)
 -> set of geomval. Right Robe?

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/postgis/ticket/1212#comment:24>
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