[postgis-users] representing 3D shapes, e.g. gml:AbstractSolidType in PostGIS?

Courtin Olivier olivier.courtin at oslandia.com
Wed Oct 12 01:51:55 PDT 2011

On Oct 12, 2011, at 10:36 AM, Ákos Maróy wrote:


> I wonder if PostGIS is suitable, and how, to represent 3D shapes, e.g.
> gml:AbstractSolidType,

Right now no SQL standard yet available allow solid representation.
We 'only' could represent surfaces.
Even if surface could be closed, and so enclose/represent a solid.

> so that these can be queried as well with spacial
> queries (point inclusion, intersection, etc?)

Not yet implemented.
We still seeking complementary (meaning half) funding for such features.



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