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From Wail Alkowaileet <wael....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Will it go 'round in circles?
Date Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:49:09 GMT
It's similar to what you suggested previously.

On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 12:48 PM, Wail Alkowaileet <wael.y.k@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hey Chris,
>
> It's actually mapped (or the other way around) to JTS shapes (
> http://www.vividsolutions.com/jts/bin/JTS%20Technical%20Specs.pdf).
> But as suggested by Mike, ArcGIS seems to support Circle (
> https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jsapi/circle-amd.html)
>
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 6:23 AM, Chris Hillery <chillery@hillery.land>
> wrote:
>
>> (I'm pulling this bit of conversation out from the JSON discussion so it
>> doesn't get overlooked - it has nothing to do with JSON, but with ADM
>> primitive types.)
>>
>> I've noticed that several geospatial serialization formats (at least
>> "well-known text" and GeoJSON) omit "circle" from their list of basic
>> geometric forms, even when they have numerous more complex types such as
>> multi-curves. This led me to here:
>> http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?23,148162,152625#msg-152625
>>
>> which offers a reasonably compelling argument for why "circle" is not a
>> reasonable shape to discuss in geospatial contexts (loosely, because
>> there's no consistent way to map that to a spherical coordinate system).
>>
>> Does this mean that perhaps ADM shouldn't *have* a "circle" primitive
>> type?
>> I assume that the ADM spatial types are intended for geospatial work, and
>> if the consensus of the smart people is that "circle" doesn't fit in that
>> world, perhaps we shouldn't include it either?
>>
>> Ceej
>> aka Chris Hillery
>>
>
>
>
> --
>
> *Regards,*
> Wail Alkowaileet
>



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*Regards,*
Wail Alkowaileet

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