[postgis-devel] New function ST_MinimumDiameter() ?

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 11:44:41 PST 2015

Hi Regina and Paul

I'd like to use function ST_MinimumDiameter() in PostGIS which
obviously is not yet ported from GEOS.
Are there potentially other nice functions like this, which could be
made available in PostGIS?
Should I try to make a list?

Yours, S.

2015-02-06 21:34 GMT+01:00 Stefan Keller <sfkeller at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> While asking about how to calculate the Oriented Bounding Box (OBB) of
> a polygon or point set [1] I realized that there exists a function
> MinimumDiameter() in GEOS [2].
> Now, I'm wondering how to integrate this into PostGIS.
> Unfortunately I'm not a C programmer and i don't how to the process
> goes for new features in PostGIS.
> Can somebody help?
> Yours, S.
> [1] http://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/133327/how-to-calculate-the-oriented-bounding-box-obb-of-a-polygon-or-point-set
> [2] http://geos.refractions.net/ro/doxygen_docs/html/classgeos_1_1algorithm_1_1MinimumDiameter.html

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