[postgis-devel] Meaning of offset in LocateBetween/LocateAlong

Paul Ramsey pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Tue Feb 27 07:28:33 PST 2018

It's for linear referencing. Given a base feature and the measures,
return actual instantiations of features that match the measures.
Important. Do not remove.

On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 7:04 AM, Darafei "Komяpa" Praliaskouski
<me at komzpa.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Working on ST_OffsetCurve I found that it's called in
> LocateBetween/LocateAlong. Parameter called `offset` is listed in docs, but
> no examples or usability explanation is there. ISO standard mentioned in
> description seems to not have description for LocateBetween/LocateAlong too.
> https://postgis.net/docs/ST_LocateBetween.html
> What is its purpuose? Can it be documented and proved, or removed?
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