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Subject: Re: [emergency] Circle and Polygon

On 8 Jun 2005, at 16:07, Art Botterell wrote:

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

I fully support compatibility with GML.

However, my understanding of GML 3.1 is that it actually does use the 
"excess tag-gage", such as:

    <gml:pos>  </gml:pos>
    <gml:radius> </gml:radius>

(apologies if XML is not spot on - but I did speak to Simon Cox ;-)

Cheers...  Renato Iannella
Project Leader, NICTA, Brisbane, QLD, AUSTRALIA
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