[postgis-devel] [raster] Paths local to server

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Fri Mar 1 03:38:36 PST 2013

On Fri, Mar 01, 2013 at 06:28:52AM -0500, Pierre Racine wrote:
> > Both would coexist.
> Do you see any use for the path by an external application?

Yes. Not necessarely as part as an ST_AsBinary function.
Could be a backup application, for example, that wants to
know what to backup and what to leave there

> Should ST_Asbinary support both RFCs?

I don't think ST_AsBinary should reveal the internal representation.
Rather, I wonder if another transport format for rasters is really
needed, GDAL supports so many already...


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