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Subject: [geometry] Ring intersection question
From: Will Lucas (wlucas_at_[hidden])
Date: 20141106 15:44:03
Hi all,
I have a question regarding the intersection of ring concepts using
Boost.Geometry. I currently have two overlapping rectangles defined by the
following WKTs:
POLYGON((75 75,75 175,275 175,275 75,75 75))
POLYGON((50 50,50 150,250 150,250 50,50 50))
When I perform the intersection of these rectangles, I get the intersection
points:
POLYGON((75 150,250 75))
The intersection points do not allow me to compute the area correctly after
the intersection. Is there way to get a fully valid ring/polygon out of
intersection, so that the area will be equal to the overlapping region?
Thanks!
Will
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