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Subject: Re: [geometry] Run-Time specified geometries
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-23 11:32:19

y On 23 October 2013 16:28, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 23 October 2013 08:58, Samuel Debionne
> <samuel.debionne_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I'm wondering if someone is working on a runtime layer above the actual
>> Boost.Geometry. Something in the same vein than GIL's dynamic images
>> (any_views and algorithms that accept and dispatch such runtime/variant
>> types).
>> I have done a few experiments with Boost.Variant but before going on I
>> would like to make sure that it's not already a work in progress.
> As mentioned in this thread about WKB
> (,
> variant or dynamic geometry type has been discussed some time ago.
> We started the discussion based on some prototype for "any_geometry" I
> made here:
> Eventually, we agreed to use boost::variant and Bruno proposed it here:
> In fact, variant geometry type in action is also presented in examples
> for the spatial index:
> So, this is work in progress, indeed.

By the way, there are some custom solutions made by BG users,
like here in brig project:

I haven't evaluated it, yet, but perhaps we could make use of some
ideas there as well.

Best regards,

Mateusz  Loskot,

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