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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: [spatial] Cartesian "Tiers" nomenclature
Date Tue, 29 Dec 2009 22:42:59 GMT

On Dec 29, 2009, at 4:27 PM, patrick o'leary wrote:

>> My only issue is that I can't find a single reference to that phrase
>> outside of Local Lucene whereas I can find lots of references to the concept
>> under names like: map tiles, map grids, spatial tiles, or just plain
>> tiles/grids.
> That doesn't mean cartesian tiers isn't a better description and that if
>> Lucene was the first to implement such a thing we wouldn't even be having
>> this conversation
> Then perhaps spatial-lucene isn't the product for you? That is always an
> option

Not really.  The community has made a commitment to provide spatial capabilities in Lucene/Solr.
 It's important the community provide code/documentation that people can understand and easily
find other information about the concept.

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