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From "patrick o'leary" <pj...@pjaol.com>
Subject Re: Spatial package plans
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2009 22:53:00 GMT
Free world, help yourself :-)

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 6:39 PM, Wouter Heijke <wheijke@xs4all.nl> wrote:

> The amount of replies and the state of the code make me think making my
> own distance filter using a real GIS solution like geotools is the way to
> go.
> I wonder anyway if GIS code should be in any Lucene package..
>
> Wouter
>
> > Yeah it's hard coded to use miles, 5 years in the US gets to you..
> > But the functionality doesn't change radius is double so you just need to
> > convert km to miles
> > for the DistanceQueryBuilder and just convert back from miles to km to
> > display.
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 8:14 AM, Wouter Heijke <wheijke@xs4all.nl>
> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> I'm working on local search functionality and am about to use the
> >> spatial
> >> code in contrib.
> >> I managed to have a proof of concept running using
> >> LatLongDistanceFilter.
> >> The only problem I have with this filter is that it is hardcoded to use
> >> Miles!
> >>
> >> Basically my question is what are the plans for the spatial code? Is it
> >> going to stay the way it is?
> >>
> >> Wouter
> >>
>
>
>
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