[postgis] SRID initial support (in CVS)

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Fri Jul 27 17:08:24 PDT 2001

Dave Blasby <dblasby at refractions.net> said:

> 3. GEOMETRY type now has a SRID (spatial reference system id) built into
> it.  Its cannonical text form now looks like; "SRID=75;<wkt>".   You
> should no longer use the canonnical form - use the astext() function or
> the geometryfromtext() function.

One minor comment: having a semi-colon in the text representation might not be the best idea (since it's the end-of-line marker for SQL). How about : instead. Or, 'FEATURE(LINESTRING(2 2 2,3 3 3),SRID=23)'

  Paul Ramsey
  pramsey at refractions.net
  Refractions Research Inc
  (250) 885-0632


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