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Subject: Re: [geometry] [Boost-users] [boost.geometry] buffer distance strategies
From: Barend Gehrels (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-10-24 12:48:01


gchlebus wrote On 24-10-2014 16:44:
> Hi,
> I am wondering whether it would be possible to achieve anisotropic buffering
> (distances in neg x, pos x, neg y, pos y can have different values) of a
> polygon using the buffer function with custom-implemented distance strategy.
> What I want to achieve is presented on the figure 2-b in the following
> paper:

Thanks for your question ahd the link to the paper. Very interesting. I
had various scenarios in mind but not yet this one. It should be
possible, the input for the distance strategy is the point which is
buffered at that moment. But I have to check. I'll come back to this.

Regards, Barend

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