[postgis-users] Simplifying a multipolygon layer, keeping polygon connection
Jose Carlos Martinez
jomarlla at cgf.upv.es
Fri Apr 13 06:28:25 PDT 2012
these kind of examples show the power of the persistent topology.
thanks to make it.
On 13/04/2012 14:42, Sandro Santilli wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 02:59:41PM +0200, Sandro Santilli wrote:
>> Alternatively you could still construct the topology with full-precision
>> edges and then simplify the edges in-place (possibly after a CopyTopology),
>> using ST_ChangeEdgeGeom. That way the _original_ nodes will remain the same
>> and you'd be only simplifying the edges connecting them. Beware in this
>> case that simplification might still introduce topology errors but such
>> errors would be cought by ST_ChangeEdgeGeom with throwing an exception.
>> You may catch the exception to reduce tolerance for a given edge or bypass
>> all checks by editing the edge_data table directly and cross your fingers :)
>> ValidateTopology should then tell you what you broke, if you want to fix
>> manually after the fact.
> FYI, I wrote a blog post showcasing this approach (with code):
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