[postgis] Fwd: GISList: PostGIS

Felipe G. Nievinski fnievinski at cpovo.net
Fri Jun 29 04:54:34 PDT 2001

I think you would like to know it: the message below was posted this week in the GeoComm GIS-l.


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On 27/06/01 at 15:09 Glenn Letham <editor at geocomm.com> wrote:

>Hello all,
>Is anyone familiar with PostGIS?
>Just curious. I found some information about it at
>Looks kind of interesting.
>From the website... "PostGIS adds support for geographic
>objects to the
>PostgreSQL object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS
>"spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server, allowing it to be
>used as a backend spatial database for geographic
>information systems (GIS), much like ESRI's SDE or
>Oracle's Spatial extension."
>Glenn Letham, Managing Editor
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