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Subject: Re: [emergency] Circle and Polygon

On Jun 7, 2005, at 6/7/05 10:40 PM, Renato Iannella wrote:
> Q1: It would be useful to define a re-useable structure for  
> longitude and latitude that is used for both elements.

These structures were based the OGC GML specs.  Subdividing them  
further seemed like excess tag-gage without any real information  
added... especially in the case of polygons, which can get quite  
sizeable even in the current form.

> Q2: The "Polygon" element states that the first long/lat pair is  
> repeated at the end of the list.
> If this necessary?

Again, this came from GML precedent.  It's a small redundancy we  
accepted for the sake of compatibility.

- Art

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