[postgis-users] PostGIS 1.3.3 on Windows XP Unstable

Martin Davis mbdavis at refractions.net
Thu Aug 14 16:12:04 PDT 2008

> The bottleneck in my application now looks to be
> ST_SimplifyPreserveTopology(). I'm finding that it's often best to do
> computation outside the database. However, one thing that Java2D is
> missing is a polygon simplification function. I might look to see if
> Geotools has one.
The original code for ST_SimplifyPreserveTopology comes from JTS.  You 
can either use the library directly, or try JEQL for a command-line 
interface to it.  You can find both at http://tsusiatsoftware.net/

Martin Davis
Senior Technical Architect
Refractions Research, Inc.
(250) 383-3022

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