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Subject: Re: [geometry] within(Poly, Poly)
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-09-25 16:56:43

On 25 September 2013 19:34, Adam Wulkiewicz <adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> What do think we should do with self-intersecting polygons? This is slightly modified traverse_intersection_52:
> Is the blue polygon within the green one?

According to OGC specification, the result is undefined.
In other words: self-intersecting polygons are not valid and therefore
their spatial relation can not be determined.

There was somewhat related discussion, see the thread
"[ggl] is_simple is_valid" started by Barend:

Best regards,

Mateusz  Loskot,
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