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Subject: Re: [geometry] boost::geometry::buffer
From: Andrew Hundt (athundt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-05 21:58:11

Thanks for the feedback. My case is actually a super simple one, just a 5
point ring in the shape of a (rotated) rectangle. Is there perhaps an old
version that already exists and would work for such a simple case?

Andrew Hundt

On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 5:11 PM, Barend Gehrels <barend_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi Andrew,
> Andrew Hundt wrote On 4-6-2014 20:05:
> I believe I need buffer() as well.
>> Is this buffer implementation an expanded one that will work for
>> polygons? I noticed that the 1.55 version said it is only implemented for
>> the box type.
>> Also is it in the develop branch and essentially ready for use? Finally,
>> would it perhaps work if I dropped it into 1.55? I know there were changes
>> to strategies and such recently so I figured it may be affected here.
> There is currently being worked on. It depends on the scheme vs. the
> progress if it will be released.
> It cannot be dropped from develop into 1.55, the code is too different.
> Basically many of the work for robustness of intersections was meant for
> buffers too. Now that that is ready, I can continue (and I'm currently
> doing that) with buffer. It generates buffers, but it contains still
> errors, mostly due to the new approach so should be fixable.
> I will mail in a few days more info.
> Regards, Barend
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