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From "Wouter Heijke" <>
Subject Re: Spatial package plans
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2009 22:39:43 GMT
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
I wonder anyway if GIS code should be in any Lucene package..


> 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 <> 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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