[postgis-devel] Removing: postgis_transform_geometry

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Fri Feb 3 23:41:54 PST 2012

On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 01:12:54PM -0800, Paul Ramsey wrote:
> While doing some renovation on transform, I found this old function.
> CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION postgis_transform_geometry(geometry,text,text,int)
> It appears disused and unloved, probably was an old testing function
> Dave used to do transformations prior to the hooking in of the
> spatial_ref_sys table. May I kill it?

I've just used it extensively on a project where proj4 itself
was falling short. It was extremely useful to implment chained
transforms, working around the lack of this feature of proj:

So I'd be -1 on this. Would make PostGIS poorer.


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