[postgis-users] Why no support for polyhedral surfaces?

Norman Vine nhv at cape.com
Sun Feb 10 08:51:10 PST 2008

Simon Schneider writes:
> I'm wondering why there is no support for polyhedral surfaces 
> in postgis 
> as for me it seems that this datatpye belongs to the simple features 
> specification.

Simple features is probably at best 2.5D   eg 
How does one describe a cave in the 'simple features spec' ?

For 2.5D multipolygon suffices well enough no ?



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