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Subject: Re: [boost] GGL issues
From: Barend Gehrels (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-15 05:06:29

Hi again,

Jose wrote:
> What is the link for your SVN ?
> I think the key extensions like this one should be part of the library.
I'll send it you. But if you've the right page things will be more clear.

The geometry library is a large library. We choose for review for a
solid subset of it, the kernel. Projections (~90 sources) would be too
much. GIS would be too much. The extension model works quite well to
organize things in different parts.

But the geographic coordinate system is in an extension, included in the

I yesterday wrote
> they're indeed not in the formal review distribution
but that was in fact about the point_ll_deg, the algorithms for distance
over the earth are there, e.g. used in the 07 graph route extension.
Sorry for the confusion, I think if you've the right main page, it will
be more clear.

> I also think there should be an example using GIL.
We did think about that but need an extension, or something, to draw
lines or polygons in GIL. But yes, it is a good idea.

> There are several examples but all the SOCI ones I feel they are
> irrelevant because they add another external dependency to use them
> and what SOCI does is not relevant to show the examples
Some people use databases and geometry, so this shows one way to do
that. People not doing things with them can skip them.

Regards, Barend

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