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From: Barend (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-25 08:52:51

Hi Federico, Hartmut,

About a partial implementation of spatial indexes, in fact there is. We
can probably take the kd-tree implementation of last year,
as a starting point.

See also the mail of Hervé Brönnimann of 10-3-2008


Federico J. Fernández wrote:
>> Given your (yet to be written) project proposal gets accepted I'ld like to
>> consider mentoring it since I have got a lot of GIS experience/background
>> over the last 10-15 years or so.
>> But I think that you should make your project proposal well focused to a
>> narrow domain to be doable in the short timeframe provided by GSoC. Either
>> topic (spatial indexing and coordinate transformations) are rather complex
>> and I doubt these are small enough to be finished in 3 months (as long as
>> you don't have any partial implementations available, that is).
> Hi Hartmut!
> Thanks for your interest. We don't have any partial implementations
> yet, so maybe it's a good idea to only take the spatial indexing part
> (that is more interesting to me). I only have some experience using
> other implementations and hacking them.
> So, I'll start with the proposal this days and start asking questions
> about it..! :) Hope you and Barend can answer..!! :D
> Any general advice?
> --
> federico
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